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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Simple Pancakes

This super easy and fast recipe is perfect for those lazy Sunday mornings. ~ Shopping List ~ 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, slightly beaten 2 tablespoons vegetable oil milk, just enough to make pourable batter ~ What to do ~ Combine dry ingredients. Stir in egg, oil, and enough milk for batter to pour easily. Mix lightly to blend. Cook pancakes on a hot, well greased griddle. This recipe for pancakes makes 4-6 small pancakes. ~ Spice it up ~ Add some fruit.  Slice a banana (or any …

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Drop Cheese Biscuits

This versatile quick bread is an easy way to class up almost any meal. ~ Shopping List ~ 2 cups sifted flour 3 teaspoons Baking POWDER 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons shortening 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 450 degrees (F).  Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl.  Cut-in shortening.  Add shredded cheese to flour-shortening mix.  Stir in all of the milk, which forms a drop batter.  Drop from spoon onto greased pan.  Brush with melted butter.  Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.  Makes 16-20. substitution: …

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