So there are these nights when I have usually had the day to myself and things are going pretty well. I’ve gotten dinner out before everyone has turned into hungry monsters and usually there are candles. And my husband gets water for everyone and beams at me across the table. And these are the nights where the kids put the napkins out when I ask them to, and when they say (get ready for this) Thank you mom for this beautiful dinner. Yes, it’s rare, but these nights come around every so often. And usually they coincide with the presence of chicken soup and dumplings. Because if there is one thing that you can be sure of, it is that kids+dumplings=happy.
So I know that we’ve all got our chicken soup recipes, but I find that chicken soup is all too often missing dumplings, so here’s my very own chicken soup: