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Caraway Rye Biscuits from Around the Southern Table by Sarah Belk

Here’s another American classic from Around the Southern Table by Sarah Belk. Southern Table is a tour de force of historic dishes with a trove of culinary history in the headnotes. In colonial America, white flour was priced at a premium. So the colonists would make “thirded flour” with equal portions of white flour, cornmeal…

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Tiny Biscuits with Crème Fraiche and Berries from Gale Gand

Size does matter. But gigantic is not always best. Sometimes, sometimes elegance comes in a small bundle carefully articulated. Here’s a perfect example. We tend to bake “big.” Big cookies, big muffins, big shortcakes slathered in a mountain of whipped cream studded with strawberries. Here’s a different twist: tiny biscuits flavored themselves with honey and…

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Cheese Biscuits with Aromatic Bay Leaves from The Philosopher’s Kitchen

This recipe comes from The Philosopher’s Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook. Author Francine Segan is part cookbook author, part historian. In this book she offer a bounty of ancient recipes. Some are really ancient, translated from Greek and Roman texts. And some are “newly” ancient, Francine’s inspired contemporary recipes…

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Brian’s Breakfast Biscuit Casserole

  There is nothing better than a fresh biscuit. And nothing worse than a stale one. If there is just one or two of you, it’s unlikely you’ll consume a whole batch of biscuits. What to do with those leftovers? Even the next day, they won’t be as fresh. For Pete’s sake, don’t try to…

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