[TriLUG] Not Linux: Anyone else feeling the pain?
jim at neuse.net
Fri Nov 28 16:38:36 EST 2008
Well, mama used to make chicken and nufflings as I pronounced it in my
youth by rolling out the dough and cutting the strips. Now, in my first
attempt to follow her recipe, I did, indeed, make a pillow of dough by
using self rising flour instead of the prescribed plain flour. Mama's
Georgia-born recipe for chicken and dumplings was strips. My bastardized
version was a large blob. I reverted back to mama's recipe and followed
We threw that batch out and went to Village Pizza on Western Blvd for
their $3.99 buffet that night.
From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
Behalf Of Rodney Radford
Sent: Friday, November 28, 2008 3:46 PM
To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Not Linux: Anyone else feeling the pain?
>> You could call it a Chicken Dumpling but you would still be wrong.
Great comfort food.
>Actually, Texas is below the mason dixon line and we call it Chicken
Actually there is a big difference between "Chicken <optional and>
Dumplings" and "Chicken <optional and> Pastry".
They both start out with very similar ingredients, but the process
differs in how the dough is prepared. With Pastry, it is rolled into a
large, flat sheet, and then cut into strips and layered in the pot.
Dumplings are larger blobs where you simply take a handful of dough and
'dump' it into the pot. The result is that dumplings are typically much
Here are two pictures of the difference:
The author of the attached article refers to the dumplings as 'pillows
As far as "Chicken Slick", I have always used Chicken Slick synonymous
with Chicken Pastry... but if there is a difference, please let me know.
Btw, I had some great Chicken Slick, or, ummm... Chicken Pastry, over
thanksgiving.. served with a large amount of black pepper...
Now while some may consider this off-topic - isn't the discussion of
BBQ, pastry, editors, religion, etc much more fun that worrying about
pains in the economy?
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