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Tasco 1x32mm ProPoint 5 MOA Dot Scope Flip up objective TAPDTS132

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Chicken and Dumplings is probably one of the most favorite dishes in the South. If you have never eaten a delicious meal like this your in for a real treat. I have lived on southern cooking my whole life and I want to share this fabulous recipe with you. If you love eating chicken, dough and gravy then this recipe is a perfect meal that is sure make your mouth water.

This meal is simple to prepare and cook. It should only take about 23 minutes to prep and about 1 hour and 40 minutes to cook.

Ok, so lets get started! All the ingredients for chicken and dumplings can be found in any grocery store. Here is a list on what you will need.

1 (3 pounds) whole chicken, cut up…how ever you choose (I prefer in chunks)

7 cups of water

3 Tablespoons of chicken bouillon granules

2 Cups of all-purpose flour

1 Teaspoon of pepper

1 Tablespoon of salt

1 Tablespoon of baking powder

1/4 Cup shortening

1/2 Teaspoon salt

2/3 to 3/4 of a cup of milk

4 Hard-cooked eggs (chopped)

Now the fun part!

Using the 7 cups of water, bring the water and chicken to a boil on the stove top. Cover and reduce the heat and simmer for 1 hour. Remove the chicken; and let cool. Then pour the broth you made from boiling through a wire-mesh strainer into a large saucepan, discarding any solids.

Skim off any fat…it’s healthy! Ok, return broth to the stove top and stir in the 3 tablespoons of bouillon granules and the 1 teaspoon pepper.

Now, skin and take the bones out of the chicken. To make it easier on yourself, buy boneless chicken. Cut the chicken in bite-size pieces and then place chicken in the broth. Then return the broth to a simmer.

When you have completed that task, put into a bowl and combine the 2 cups of flour, 1 tablespoon of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Cut in the 1/4 cup of shortening with a pastry blender (preferably) until mixture is crumbly. Then add the milk slowly until the dry ingredients are moistened. NOTE: Thats why the milk amount varies from 2/3 to 3/4.

Ok, turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gather the dough into a ball and knead lightly around 4 to 5 times. Then roll the dough to about a 1/8 inch thickness. Sprinkle the dough lightly with flour, and then cut it into pieces of around…2 inch squares.

Drop the dough squares (one at a time) into the simmering broth, stirring gently until all of the dough pieces are added to the broth.

After you have them all added, keep the heat at a simmer and stir often and slowly for 15 minutes. Oh, almost forgot! Make sure you boiled your 4 eggs hard in a separate pot and have ready to combine into your mix. Add the hard-cooked eggs into the saucepan just before serving. Make sure the eggs are chopped up.

This recipe is about 6-8 servings.

Chicken and dumplings is only one of many recipes you will find in the south. One of the best chicken and dumplings dishes you will find in a restaurant is in Waynesville, North Carolina. A lot of Waynesville restaurants that cook country food have their own version of chicken and dumplings. Checkout, it has some great info on dining in Waynesville along with some other types of southern recipes and dining etiquettes.

Maxam "He Man" combination master tool set SKMT2

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Leupold Golden Ring 12-40x60 Waterproof Brown Spotting Scope - LP61050

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Nikon Action 8x40 Black Binoculars - NK7216

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Chocolate Fondant
 2 c Sugar
2 tb Light corn syrup
1/2 c Water
2 1-oz squares unsweetened
-chocolate, melted & cooled
18 Pecan halves
3 oz White chocolate

In medium-size deep saucepan mix sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring
to boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. When boiling,
wash sugar crystals from side of pan with pastry brush dipped in
water. Set candy thermometer in pan and boil syrup without stirring
to 242F (firm ball stage). Rinse large platter in cold water but do
not dry. Pour syrup on platter but do not scrape pan. Let stand 5
minutes or until surface feels just warm, moving platter a few times
to cool surface. Work candy with spatula or wooden spoon, scraping to
center of platter, until white and fim. Scrape from platter into
heavy or doubled plastic bags. Add melted unsweetened chocolate.
Close bag and knead until candy is well mixed, smooth, and clings
together. Shape in 1″ balls. Press pecan halves into half the balls.
Coat remaining balls: Melt white chocolate in small saucepan over
very low heat, stirring occasionally. (Do not overheat ~ chocolate
will separate.) Spear fondant balls on fork and dip into white
chocolate. Tap fork against rim of pan to knock off excess chocolate.
Place balls on waxed paper to cool. Store airtight in cool, dry
place. Keeps about 1 month.

From Woman’s Day November 15, 1977

Salsa Recipe
3 quarts tomatoes peeled and chopped
3 cloves garlic chopped (or 3 tsp.)
2 large onions chopped
2 bell peppers chopped
4 seeded jalapenos (makes it very hot)
Juice of 2 limes
3 tsp. Salt
2 tsp. Black pepper
1 tsp. Red pepper
3 tsp. Parsley
¼ – ½ tsp. oregano

Simmer 20 minutes. Fill jars and water bath 30 minutes on rack or cloth.
Yield: 7 – 8 pints
Source: “samiam1944″

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Weaver Classic Dual-X 2-10-X38 Matte Black Rifle Scope - WV849405

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Navarre Men's Silver Face with Gold Accents Quartz Watch with Date JEMWCHSG

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Rostfrei Liner Lock Knife with Anodized Aluminum Handle 105

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Crock pot recipes are perfect for football Sunday. When you wake up in the morning, just set up the crock pot with your favorite appetizer, barbecue or Sunday dinner and it will be ready to eat before, during or after the game. The last thing you want to be doing while the game is on is slaving over a hot stove while the shouts of your family and friends can be heard in the next room. So put your feet up and enjoy the party, while you smell the food cooking by itself in the kitchen, with these easy crock pot recipes for football Sunday.

Easy Crock Pot Sloppy Joes

What you need:

* 2 lbs ground chuck * 12 oz jar chili sauce * 1 medium onion, diced * 1/2 c green pepper, diced * 1 celery stalk, diced * 2 T sweet pickle relish * 1 T Worcestershire sauce * 1 t salt * 1/8 t black pepper * 1/8 t garlic powder * red pepper flakes per taste (optional)

What you do:

* Brown ground beef in a large skillet with onion, celery and green pepper; drain. Place ground beef and vegetables into a 3.5 or larger crock pot. Add remaining ingredients and mix. Cook on low for 4 hours. Serve on hamburger buns.

Spicy Crock Pot Country Style Ribs

What you need:

* 3-4 lbs country style pork ribs * 1 package fajita seasoning mix * 1 c water * 1 large onion, sliced * 1 garlic clove, minced * 2 T olive oil * 1 t beef bouillon granules * 1 t red pepper flakes (optional)

What you do:

* Heat oil in a large skillet. Place ribs on a large plate and rub with fajita seasoning (save excess seasoning that remains on plate). Place ribs in skillet and sear over high heat 1-2 minutes per side or until browned. Place ribs in bottom of a 3.5 or larger crock pot. Top ribs with onion. In a small bowl, combine water, garlic, bouillon granules, excess fajita seasoning and red pepper flakes and mix. Pour mixture over ribs. Cook on low for 7-9 hours, or until desired tenderness.

Spicy Bean Dip

What you need:

* 15 -16 oz can refried beans * 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded * 1 c picante sauce * black olives, sliced (optional)

What you do:

* In a small crock pot, mix together refried beans, cheddar cheese and picante sauce. Cook on low heat for 2 hours or until cheese is melted and bean dip is heated through. Top with sliced black olives. May double ingredients for larger portions.

Reggie is an amateur cook and webmaster of Easy Breezy Recipes. For quick and easy recipes, cooking articles and food related links, visit

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Handle Light

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Sunshine Muffins

2 eggs
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pkg. ( 9 ounces ) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. ( 8-1/2 ounces ) corn bread/muffin mix

In bowl, combine the eggs, water, milk and oil. Stir in and mix well. Fill greased and floured muffin cups 1/2 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack.

Sweet muffins with a smooth texture.
Source: Nancy Carol Elder