When in doubt when there is nothing but chain food to be found, you will not do better than the Swedish pancakes on the IHOP menu. Superb and reliable. The craving, gotta have it type food that puts IHOP into a class by itself.
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.