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Southern Cooking at its Best!

When you think of southern food, what do you normally think about? Is it fried chicken with a side order of creamy homemade potatoes, complimented with a fat fluffy light buttermilk biscuit with a peach bubbling cobbler on the side for dessert? Here in the south we do like fried foods, rich foods and sweet iced tea!
Growing up I was used to fried foods, tons of  veggies and especially turnip greens and yes we ate grits for breakfast.
One of my favorite meals was Chicken n Dumplins! It takes a bit of time to make, but its the best comfort food around. I make this from scratch so its not really precise on the measurements, just a recipe handed down and adjusted to one's taste.

Chicken n Dumplins

Chicken breast (4) cooked
1/2  cup celery chopped thin
1/2 cup onions chopped fine
2-3 tablespoons butter
3 cans chicken broth
1 tablespoon corn starch
salt and pepper to taste

Place chicken breast in large pot with enough water to cover chicken and boil until cooked completely. Remove ch…