• Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

    Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley

    Nice graphic novel. Saved the Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe (has coconut!).

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  • Scoop Buttermilk Biscuits

    I love biscuits. If I see them on a menu, I’ll buy them.

    Scoop Buttermilk Biscuits

    Serving Size:
    12 biscuits
    Time:
    40 minutes
    Difficulty:
    Low

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (240g; 10oz) AP
    • 1 tbsp baking powder
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 4 tbsp (57g; 2oz) cold butter, cut into cubes, plus 2 tbsp (28g; 1oz) butter, melted, for brushing
    • 1-1/2 cups (12oz) cold buttermilk

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Butter one cake round with butter. Add 1/2 cup flour to another cake round for biscuit prep.
    2. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and baking soda.
    3. Scatter butter cubes over flour mixture, smashing and smearing butter with a fork.
    4. Add buttermilk and mix with rubber spatula, folding several times, until just incorporated.
    5. Using a 1/4-cup (#60) scoop, scoop dough into floured cake round. Dust top of dough with flour and form into a rough ball. Shake off excess flour and place in buttered cake round. Repeat. You’ll get 12-13 biscuits.
    6. Brush dough with melted butter and bake for five minutes.
    7. Reduce oven temperature to 450 and bake 15-16 minutes longer. Cool in pan for 2 minutes and then invert onto plate.