Buttermilk Biscuits

~ Shopping List ~ 2 cups sifted all purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/3 cup shortening 1 cup buttermilk ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 375-400 degrees (F).  Sift together dry ingredients.  Cut in shortening.  Add buttermilk all at once.  Mix until combined.  Turn out on a lightly floured surface and knead 5-6 times.  Roll to about 1/2″ thickness.  Cut into shape.  Place on greased pan, brush gently with butter.  Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Remove from oven and brush with butter again.  Serve warm.  

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Biscuits d’Aurélie à la Jennifer

This recipe comes from the grandmother of my husband, Aurélie Leblanc Munn.  The original is just the list of ingredients leaving plenty of room for you to add your own personality. ~Shopping List~ 1 tasse de beure ou de graisse fondue (1 cup butter or crisco) 2 oeufs (2 eggs) 6 cuillère à table de sirop d’érable (6 tablespoons of maple sirop) 1 tasse de cassonade (1 cup brown sugar) 1/2 tasse de lait à laquelle on ajoute 1 cuillère à thé de soda à pâte (1/2 cup milk with 1 teaspoon of baking soda combined) 2 cuillère à thé …

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