My First Day Blogging

Heavens to Betsy, I have finally started a blog.  Keep in mind this is a learning process for me and my brain already feels a bit overloaded but I will learn. ...more
Welcome to the blogosphere! Mmmm, biscuits.more

Biscuit S'more Shortcakes = S'morescakes

How on earth. How on earth. How on EARTH have 33 years passed in my life before I did this?I am talking, of course, about taking your favorite recipe for strawberry shortcake, saying "screw you, health food!" to the strawberries and whipped cream part, and swapping it out for the makings of s'mores. ...more

Wheat Biscuits {Egg-free} Biscuits {Egg-free} Here is another attempt to make some of our favorite recipes a little healthier.  Again, I replaced half of the all-purpose flour with whole-wheat flour.  I know these still aren't whole wheat biscuits since I use half and half white and wheat flour.  But it is still a big increase in fiber when compared to biscuits on...more

Bacon is the gift that keeps on giving.

In decades past, we carried Grandma’s gravy and barbeque sauce home on the plane. I still take food home after family visits, but it’s easier now because I drive between San Francisco and Los Angeles with a cooler in my trunk....more

Already Been Chewed Peanut Butter Dog Treats


Cathead Biscuits And Family

I don't recall thinking biscuits came in any other form than large, crumbly, fluffy, and surprisingly flavorful. For as long as I can remember THESE were biscuits. In my family you might buy your BBQ from a local rib place, or pick up some KFC on lazy days, but biscuits were never canned and they were never purchased. Biscuits were MADE. And they were made our way - the Delta way....more

Saturday morning breakfast biscuits

              This morning we were in a rush, we had to take the baby to the doctor, and then my son had a laundry list of outdoor activities that we were all about to ...more

Why you don't need to worry about over mixing dough

 Until this past week in pastry class, I fretted over the mixing of biscuits and pie dough.  You’ve heard the mantra from notable bakers and recipe writers: “Cut the butter into the flour only to pea size lumps, no smaller! Once you add the liquid, don’t over mix the dough, it will be tough!” All this did was make me nervous in the process, and most of the time my efforts ended in patchwork dough that proved dry and crumbly. Sound familiar?...more

Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

  When I was a kid, my mom would make homemade biscuits almost every weekend. My mom also enjoyed canning, so she would usually serve them to us with her fresh preserves or homemade gravy....more