Saturday, June 12, 2010

RECIPE - Grandma Emily's Dumplings

These are potato dumplings. This is how my Grandma made them!

For Me, If your talking about comfort food - Potato Dumplings top the list!

For Dough
1 - Cup of mashed potato's (you can use instant)
1 - Egg
1 - Cup of Flour
For boiling
1 - Cup Chicken Stock
1 - Gallon of water
pinch of salt and pepper
Mix with your hands or a spoon (not a mixer) all ingredients until dough is formed.
Through the process of forming the dumplings - make sure to keep your hands and the dumplings floured.
Pinch off a piece dough the size of 2 ping pong balls form into a small potato
Then set aside
Bring to a boil a kettle of water and add a cup of chicken stock, salt and pepper
drop in dumplings 5-6 at a time.
let them boil until they float to the top

Serve with Gravy or Sauerkraut or both

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