CATEGORIES: Baking, Breakfast, Beef, Chicken, Fish, Lamb, Pasta, Pork, Ramen, Vegetarian


  • 2 cups flour

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening

  • 6-8 tablespoons milk

Mix together the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Cut in the shortening with a pastry cutter or two knives until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gently mix in milk until it becomes a very soft dough

Stewed Blueberries

  • 2 cups blueberries

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • Heavy cream

Bring the blueberries, water and sugar to a boil in a wide pan.

Divide the dough into about five dumplings and drop on top of the blueberries. Lower heat to a simmer and cover the pan tightly. Steam for 12 minutes. Serve warm, drizzled with cold heavy cream.