I have fond memories of meals at a Tallahassee restaurant called (I think) "Brothers Three". This was many years ago, though ... I wonder if anyone knows if it's still there, and still any good? As I recall, the lamb, in particular, was excellent.
Lightly charring the lemon slices intensifies their flavor and creates a gorgeous look for this delicious chicken dinner. Be sure to include any of the sweet, tangy liquid the lemons give off in the bowl; it adds incredible depth to the sauce.
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.