Preparation / Directions:
Place chickens and bay leaf in large saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil. Simmer until chickens are tender. Remove chickens from pan and set aside. Remove bones. Remove skin, if desired. Add chopped carrot, celery, onion, white pepper, baking soda and salt Simmer ~30 minutes. Add deboned chicken and remove from heat.
1 can of butter-me-knot biscuits torn into pieces (i learned this trick from a resturant and it is delicious) i guess you could use any canned butter biscuits
Drop (dumplings) into the pot in ~small egg-sized amounts Adjust heat to boil gently for 6-7 minutes. Turn dumplings and boil for another 4-6 minutes. cook it all together, till dumplins are done