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Is there anything that sounds more satisfying this time of year than a steamy bowl of homemade dumplings? Even the name carries with it a feeling of comfort: dumpling. If you're in need of some groovy recipe inspiration involving these tiny moldable forms of dough, here are 8 recipes that have you covered:

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What's your favorite way to eat dumplings?

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