Bea’s Chicken & Dumplings Recipe is the Ultimate Taste of Tennessee

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Bea's Chicken and Dumplings Recipe wins the Tastes of Tennessee Food Bracket Contest

The votes are in and Tennessee Home & Farm readers picked Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings as the winner of the Tastes of Tennessee March Madness Food Bracket. This delicious, traditional chicken and dumplings recipe won the Down-Home Dumpling Cook-Off back in 2007 and is just as rich and flavorful today.

You can find this one and many more dumplings recipes in our Down-Home Dumplings Cookbook.

Bea's Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings

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Beef Classic Burger with Cheese Sauce

Beef Classic Burger

Oven-Baked Mini Reubens

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Broccoli Cheese Cornbread Recipe

Broccoli Cheese Cornbread

Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread Recipe

Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread

Chocolate Fried Pies Recipe

Chocolate Fried Pies

Homemade Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Garden-Stuffed Yellow Squash Recipe

Garden-Stuffed Yellow Squash

Turnip Greens with Pine Nuts and Spicy Peppers Recipe

Turnip Greens with Spicy Peppers

Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits Recipe

Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits

Sweet Potato Casserole Biscuits Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole Biscuits

Bacon-Wrapped Green Bean Bundles Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Fried Green Tomatoes

Opal's Best Beef Stew Recipe

Opal’s Best Beef Stew

Key Lime Cake Recipe

Key Lime Cake

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Red Velvet Cupcakes

 

21 Comments

  1. Jerry Brawner Jr.

    February 6, 2012 at 11:47 am

    Beef Classic Burger, Broccoli Cheese Cornbread, Chocolate Fried Pies, Garden-Stuffed Squash, Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits, Fried Green TomatoesBea’s Chicken and Dumplings, Red Velvet Cupcakes

  2. Becca from BettyBecca.com

    February 6, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Beef Classic Burger, Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread, Homemade Butter Pecan Ice Cream, Garden-Stuffed Squash, Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings, and Red Velvet Cupcakes.

  3. Nancy Conley Smith

    February 7, 2012 at 7:49 am

    Oven baked mini-reuben, old fashioned cornlight bread, home made butter pecan ice cream, garden stuffed squash, country ham and cheese biscuits, fried green tomatoes, bea’s chicken and dumplings, key lime cake

  4. Eddie James

    February 7, 2012 at 8:17 am

    Beef classic burger,Broccoli-cheese cornbread,Chocolate fried pies,Garden-stuffed squash,Country ham and cheese biscuits,Fried green tomatoes,Opal’s beef stew,Key lime cake

  5. Dolores

    February 7, 2012 at 9:40 am

    Beef Classic Burger
    Broccoli Cheese Cornbread
    Homemade Butter Pecan Ice Cream
    Turnip Greens with Spicy Peppers
    Sweet Potato Casserole Biscuits
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings
    Key Lime Cake

  6. Robin Robertson

    February 9, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Oven baked mini reuben
    Broccoli cheese cornbread
    Homemade butter pecan ice cream
    Garden stuffed squash
    Sweet potato casserole biscuits
    Fried green tomatoes
    Bea’s chicken and dumplings
    Red velvet cupcakes

  7. Shannon Simon

    February 9, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    Beef Classic Burger
    Old Fashioned Light Cornbread
    Chocolate Fried Pies
    Garden Stuffed Squash
    Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Bea’s Chicken & dumplings
    Red Velvet Cupcakes

  8. cnorwood

    February 9, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    Beef Classic Burger
    Old Fasioned Cornbread
    Homemade Butter Pecan Ice Cream
    Garden-Stuffed Squash
    Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Chicken and Dumplins
    Red Velvet Cupcakes

  9. Kim

    February 9, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    Mini Rueben, Corn Light Bread, Butter Pecan Ice Cream, Turnip Greens, Country Ham & Cheese Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken & Dumplings, Key Lime Cake.

  10. Sarah Davis

    February 10, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Beef Classic Burger, Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread, Chocolate Fried Pies, Garden-Stuffed Squash, Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings and key lime cake

  11. Pat King

    February 10, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    Beef Classic Burger
    Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread
    Chocolate fried pies
    Garden Stuffed Squash
    Country ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Bea’s chicken and dumplings
    Red velvet Cupcakes

  12. Brian

    February 12, 2012 at 12:10 am

    Beef Classic Burger
    Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread
    Chocolate Fried Pies
    Garden-Stuffed Squash
    Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Bacon-Wrapped Green Bean Bundles
    Opal’s Beef Stew
    Red Velvet Cupcakes

  13. Kim W

    February 15, 2012 at 9:16 am

    Beef Classic Burger
    Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread
    Chocolate Fried Pies
    Turnip Greens w/Spicy Peppers
    Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Fried Green tomatoes
    Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings
    Red Velvet Cupcakes

  14. JcBaldwin

    February 17, 2012 at 6:29 am

    Beef classic burger,old fashioned light cornbread,chocolate fried pie,turnip greens with spicy peppers,country ham and cheese biscuits,fried green tomatoes,bea’s chicken and dumplings,red velvet cupcakes

  15. Lynn Gregory

    February 27, 2012 at 4:39 pm

    Beef Classic Burger
    Garden-Stuffed Squash
    Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings

  16. VA

    March 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    My Top 4:
    Cornbread
    Garden Stuffed Squash
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Red Velvet Cake

  17. Becca from BettyBecca.com

    March 7, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    My top 4: Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread, Chocolate Fried Pies, Fried Green Tomatoes, Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings

  18. Robin Robertson

    March 12, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Garden Stuffed Squash
    Old Fashioned Light Cornbread

    Country Ham and Cheese Biscuits
    Fried Green Tomatoes

  19. Becca from BettyBecca.com

    March 20, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    Dumplins and Garden-Stuffed Squash

  20. Janice Spitzer

    March 30, 2012 at 11:43 am

    This makes no sense to me. There’s only 4 recipes. How can I pick 4? I guest I’ll vote 4times for Bea’s Chicken n Dumplings ‘. ‘Nuf said.

  21. Katie Smith

    March 30, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Old-Fashioned Light Cornbread
    Bea’s Chicken and Dumplings

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