A tastey alternative to chicken and dumplings

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by white cloud, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. white cloud

    white cloud Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Well after our brief power outage and some generator problems I had a few partially thawed items in the freezer. I had the last pack of smoked turkey and some pierogies ( Mashed potatoe and chedder ). Well I decided to create something as usual. My wife says the turkey is a bit on the chewy side so I decided to boil it along with the pierogies for maybe 15 minutes. In the mean time I made a roux ( I didn't use a recipe but had to look in the book for the correct spelling) In the mellted butter I added a couple cloves of chopped garlic and a half a small onion then let it go a bit and added some flour, browned that and then added milk and salt n pepper. Greased a casserole dish with pam and with a slotted spoon added the meat and pirogies, covered with sauce and a sprinkle of paramasean, and baked at360 for 20 mins. This tasted like good chicken and dumplings to me and the next time I make it will add some celery and maybe carrots.
  2. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yummy, it's good to be creative. You never know what you can invent.
    I love pierogies. [​IMG]
  3. doctor phreak

    doctor phreak Smoking Fanatic

    my wife doesn't like for me to experiment ...but for me i think thats fun because you never know when something going to be a hit and becomes a regular on the meal list....looks good great job using the noggin
  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I love pierogies....great idea White Cloud![​IMG]
  5. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks for the info. Sounds great.
  6. mulepackin

    mulepackin Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sounds like a real lemonade out of lemons deal to me.Very creative[​IMG]
  7. supervman

    supervman Smoking Fanatic

    I'm a perogie fan too. That sounds wonderful.
    I'm gonna try it.
  8. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Sounds good may have to try that
  9. bbqgoddess

    bbqgoddess Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    OMG Yummy ~ pirogies
    I had a friend in Jr. high school whos mum made them from scratch....sauted in butter..I have had many since, but none as tastey as Ma's...
  10. lcruzen

    lcruzen Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That is a great idea WC. Sounds like that might work with some smoked sausage too.

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