You’re only as good as your last biscuit

My cheese biscuits....At least they look pretty.

I recently learned how easy biscuits are to make or thought I did.

Last week I went online and found a recipe for cheese biscuits and made what turned out to be great biscuits even though I didn’t quite have all the ingredients that the recipe required.  Since I had no buttermilk I just used whole milk.  I had no shortening so I used butter.  I had no cheddar cheese so I just used what was left in a package of mixed shredded cheeses used for making Mexican dishes and though it was not quite the quantity required it was ok.  I followed the recipe and what resulted was some excellent cheese biscuits that were all eaten within an hour out of the oven.

Later in the week I was asked to make them again.  It was the same situation except this time I did have some cheddar which I shredded up.  I threw a little extra cheese in and added some herbs.  They turned out even better and I was so proud of myself. Continue reading