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Which essential oils /Flowers can be added to dim sum steamer in order to make the dumplings fragrant?

I've been contemplating about adding a few drops of [Food Grade] floral essential oils or whole flowers in the dim sum boiler so as to impart a mild flavor and fragrance to momo dumplings. Kindly ...
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Chicken and Dumplings soaked up all the broth

My dumplings soaked up all of the broth. What can I add to my chicken and dumplings without ruining the flavor?
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Fat free dumplings?

There is nothing like beef stew and dumplings, yet I am trying to eat more healthily. Is there any way to make fat free or at least low-fat suet type dumplings for use with stews? Foodcheats.com ...
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Frozen momo recipe or method

I am a momos supplier in Mumbai and I am facing a big problem in my business. I can't use momos after 1 day because of bad smell in the momos. What is the best method to freeze momos and how long can ...
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A way to prepare suet dumplings ahead of time?

An English-style beef stew is a great dish to prepare/freeze ahead of time, and heat when it's needed. But one of its delights is suet dumplings, which are normally cooked floating in the stew while ...
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I am making momos at home and want to store them too

I am making chicken momos at home for the first time.My question was that if I want to fry the momos do I directly put them in the fryer or steam them first and then fry it.What will be the difference ...
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What makes dumplings (“knödel”) mushy and sticky (“patzig”)?

We just returned from a restaurant that served "dumplings" in a cheese sauce. This was an Italian restaurant. My wife didn't like them. They were the size of baby carrots, or baby meat wieners. ...
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Stuffed Dumpling Made with Rice Flour

I have been working with rice flour to make homemade stuffed dumplings and have been able to improve my current recipe greatly except for one thing. I am stump as to how I can have the dough ...
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How can I make pierogi gluten-free?

I'm half Carpatho-Russian, the love of pierogies is in my blood, but my recent gluten sensitivity has stopped me from eating them, and I really miss them as they taste great and give you a lot of ...
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Vegan binder for chinese style dumpling fillings

Common recipes for potsticker/wonton-style (thin wrapper) dumplings use egg as a binder for the filling, to make it easier to work with and to displace air. For comparison, if you make a filling with ...
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Do Dumplings Mind Being in the Fridge?

I made dumplings from white flour and Atora vegetable suet. The suet is in hard pellets so I'm not worried about having overworked the mixture. I made them at the same time as the stew to save on wash-...
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Is there a substitute for Dzira (Georgian Caraway) in Khinkali?

I have been looking up Khinkali recipes online and from my research it would seem that authentic Georgian Khinkali make use of a spice called dzira. Since it is sometimes referred to as "Georgian ...
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potato and carrot dumpling,how would you make it diabetic frendly? [closed]

not sure how to put this recipe up for others to cross-reference but it's on food.com if anyone wants to find it. the recipes name is carrot and potato dumplings and my question is how would you make ...
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Is there a “common” ratio for dumplings and added water when adding to a soup/stew recipe?

A while ago, I ran into this problem of trying to figure out how to adjust a stew recipe for added dumplings - I had made a dumpling recipe (for a family dinner), my brother had planned a stew, we ...
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carrot and potato dumplings question

My question is for potato and carrot dumplings as follows, what sort of binder would you recommend to make it more stable for frying or boiling? I've tried eggs myself, would you recommend flour? if ...
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I ruined my dumplings in the crock pot

I made chicken and gravy in the crock pot. Later on I decided to add dumplings., for the next night. It wasn't hot, I figured it would soak up all the juices for cooking in the morning. Needless to ...
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Kind of Russian pierogi

When I was younger, we had a yearly "Taste of Tacoma" in Tacoma, WA. There was a booth that had this Russian, I think, pierogi. However, I remember what I had as being round like a baseball with at ...
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Why do dumplings float when they are ready?

Most dumpling recipes—including those discussed on this site—claim that the dumplings will be ready when they float to the surface. I have two interrelated questions: Does this rule ever fail? For ...
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Should I steam or boil zongzi?

Wikipedia says they're cooked by steaming or boiling. Searching further, I've found plenty of people saying their way is the best way. Assuming they're well-made and won't leak when boiled, why would ...
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Can I make grain-free noodle/ravioli/dumpling dough?

I'm celiac and I'm intolerant to virtually all the grains (also to corn/maiz). So, the question is if I can make noodle/dumpling dough without grains? Yuca and potato starch are good for me, also ...
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Quick and Easy Beef Stew and Dumplings

I want to combine two off the shelf products with existing recipes into a single off the shelf heat and eat ready to go meal. Dinty Moore Beef Stew & Dumplings Pillsbury Slow-Cooked Chicken and ...
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Should I freeze gyoza before or after cooking?

I'm about to make a big batch of gyoza and I don't want to eat them all now. I was thinking about freezing them and I want to know which is best from a food-safety and a quality perspective. If I ...
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Making dumplings without a snug lid

I'm making Chicken and Dumplings for dinner tonight but I had forgotten that I loaned out my usual Dutch oven, I won't be able to get it back in time. That leaves me with two choices, I can use my ...
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How do I cook store-bought glutinous rice dumplings?

I bought some pork-filled glutinous rice dumplings from a Chinese supermarket, but I've no idea how to cook them! Someone told me to drop them into a pan of water to steam for three hours, but that ...
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Can I make gyoza with raw meat?

I know it's traditional to make gyoza filling with raw vegetables, but is it also made with raw meat, or should it be cooked first? With other types of dumplings I usually cook the meat before adding ...
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How to color Jiaozi (chinese dumplings)?

I am planning to make Jiaozi (Chinese dumplings) for a friend's party. Because she is vegatarian I'd like to make one set of vegetable dumplings and one set of conventional dumplings. To make it easy ...
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Why are my dumplings made of evil?

I made a fairly simple chicken-and-dumpling stew recipe; however, after one bite of dumpling, I have the most wretched aftertaste. The soup is fine; however, the dumplings taste totally nasty, kind of ...
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What’s the sulfur in dumplings for?

When making Thuringian potato dumplings, an integral part in the process is the so-called “Schwefeln”: Sulfur that comes on threads is burnt inside the closed pot of potatoes. Native Thuringians, if ...
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How can I replicate authentic German potato dumplings?

I lived in Southern Germany (Bavaria) for 5 years and while over there, my family fell in love with potato dumplings. I’m talking about the ones that are the size of a baseball. Here is a picture I ...
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Types of potato for making gnocchi

I've made gnocchi with different types of potato with mixed result. Can anyone recommend a type that is particularly good for making gnocchi?
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What is the authentic way to cook pierogi?

I've been buying pre-packaged pierogi from Trader Joe's and local Polish delis. But I can't seem to get a straight or consistent answer on how you are supposed to cook them. Should you steam pierogi, ...
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Looking for Chicken & Dumplings pointers

A young lady I know has informed me that "Chicken & Dumplings" is amongst her favorite dishes. I have only attempted this a few times with only marginal success. Mostly my dumplings end up too ...
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Dumplings - What happened?

I made chicken and dumplings today and after 20 minutes I checked my dumplings and they were done but disgustingly soft. I let them cook for 10 more minutes and still soft (but I do think they were "...
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Why is gnocchi a dumpling and not a noodle?

I've recently been told that gnocchi is technically a dumpling, not a noodle. What about it causes gnocchi to fall under the dumpling category?
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Is Spaetzle a pasta or a dumpling?

Is it a pasta or a dumpling and what is the difference? To me, a pasta is smooth and shaped and doesn't have any "filling" (but can have ingredients added to color or flavor it before it is shaped) ...
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Fluffy matzo balls

It's that time of year. The seasons are changing and I've got myself a cold, for which there is no better culinary cure than matzo ball soup. I can make a pretty mean chicken stock, but my matzo ...
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What organic grains can I substitute for self-rising (Gold Medal) flour?

My nine (7) year old step-daughter is expecting to help me make Chicken and Dumpling today. I have the recipe for the stew, my question lies in the dumplings: I am aware that I can replace 1 1/2 cups ...
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How to cook pelmeni in the microwave?

Is it possible to cook pelmeni (пельмени) — Russian meat dumplings — in the microwave without any precooking either in pot or on pan? What are the steps?
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Making Dumpling Conserve Better

When I make Chinese or Japanese style dumplings I often make too many and then store some for the next day When I reheat them, they always go a bit strange and seem to taste worse then when they were ...
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What is special about pierogi dough?

I wanted to make home-made pierogis. Is there a special dough that needs to be used? I wanted the pierogis to be fairly thick - what type of dough would work best?