Old-Fashioned Fluffy Dumplings

Biscuits or dumplings. ONE part vegetable oil ...

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Fluffy Dumplings

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1-Tablespoon baking powder

½-teaspoon salt (optional)

2 Tablespoon shortening (butter/oleo/or Crisco

¾ to 1 cup of milk

Mix dry ingredients then cut in the shortening. Add enough milk to make a soft wet dough. Drop by tablespoons onto the top of BOILING stew. Simmer with low boil for 10 minutes UNCOVERED, then low boil for 10 minutes COVERED. No peeking! Serve immediately while steaming hot. Can be used with most any meat or fruit base.