Mmmm ~ comfort

I love comfort foods ~ meatloaf with mashed garlic-potatoes, warm apple crisp with vanilla bean ice cream, and my favorite, homemade chicken and dumplings ~   V’s Chicken and Dumplings ~ gravy: 1 stick butter (1/2 c) 1 large onion, thinly sliced 3 carrots, peeled & diced 2 parsnips, peeled & diced 4 celery stalks,…