Just an alert for those who may not yet be aware. DiBruno's (Center City) has Jamon Iberico and the Paleta Iberico ($100/lbs and $130/lbs, respectively) in relative abundance. Looks like Philly finally got its share. :)
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.