"When I saw Dr. Heimlich doing his own maneuver, I knew it was historic," Gaines said. "At his age, that's a very physical type of activity. To see him do it is a fascinating thing. The whole dining room, you could hear a needle drop."
Chicken and dumplings are a notoriously time-consuming enterprise, but the end result is very much worth the effort. However, if you're a time-crunched cook who craves the comforting pleasures of this classic dish, this is the recipe for you.