Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Comfort Food

Cheesy Biscuits & Lentils Stew 

Biscuits to the rescue on a gray cloudy day....

3 cups flour
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shortening
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese 
(or your preference)
Italian seasoning

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preheat oven 425

Whisk together ... flour, baking powder, cream of tartar & salt in a bowl.  Cut in shortening with a pastry blender, until resembling coarse meal.  Lightly beat egg & buttermilk together.  Pour into the center of the flour mixture and stir just enough to make dough stick together.  Do NOT over beat... that's the trick.

Turn dough out on lightly floured surface and knead gently about 10 time.. just so dough comes together.  Roll out to about 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle cheese over top then fold over in half.  Roll out just a bit to stick together. Cut into little 2 inch squares or cookie cutter your biscuit shapes. 

Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.  Lightly brush a little cream on tops and sprinkle with seasoning.  I like Italian herbs, but just plain cracked pepper is marvelous!  
Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Enjoy ~*~


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found and sewn said...

love this recipe. My kinda food!

andrea creates said...

this looks so tasty-i'm going to have to try it out soon!
thanks for stoppin' by :)

Anonymous said...

Yum! Looks awesome.

kt said...

Now I am hungry!! Great photo by the way.

koralee said...

Ohhhhh could you please send some of this over...just what I need right now. Hugs my friend.

Megan said...

That looks absolutely delicious, I'll have to share this with my fiance (yes, he does all of the cooking, lol)! :-)

Valerie Boersma said...

This looks so good-and it would be perfect for a cold day-plus I need some new recipes to make. Definitely going to try it!

divelegant said...

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