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Slow Cooker Winter Food: Chicken and Dumplings

A slow cooker is the kind of kitchen equipment most cooks would think twice first before buying. Obviously that should apply for every purchase we make, but with a slow cooker the question is always “Do I really need one?” or “Is it worth it to buy one?” As if we need another space-hugging machinery in the counter top.

Well, a slow cooker has its pros and cons, but personally I happen to like slow cookers. The reason is probably the same for everybody else who decided to buy one: I just have to dump in ingredients in the pot, leave home and go to work or run some errands, arrive at the doorstep with a ready meal waiting for me (or at least, an almost-ready meal). A slow cooker… let me just summarise it from a comment I’ve read somewhere in the archives of Internet, “it’s the busy girl’s dream.”

So, as it’s been cold lately and I want to contribute something relevant, here’s a recipe for delicious chicken and dumplings, a recent addition to our household list of winter food.

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