Thursday, November 13, 2008

Thankful Thursday

1. I am thankful that my kids are outside playing and I am in here enjoying the peace and quiet. No worries...Kaityn is taking a nap.

2. I am thankful for my new little niece or nephew...coming 2009.

3. I am thankful for a fun week at home with my kiddos.

4. I am thankful that Thanksgiving is coming quickly & then Christmas.

5. I am thankful that I enjoy cooking but LOVE baking.

SO...I'm going to share with you two of my favorite bread recipes. These are absolutely yummy and my family eats them up quickly...NO LEFTOVERS. We love bread around here. I thought I'd share them with you.

KILLER BUTTERMILK BISCUITS...when you read what's in these you'll see why it's called "Killer".

2 C. All-Purpose Flour
1 1/2 t. Baking Powder
1/2 t. Baking Soda
1/2 t. Salt
2 T. Sugar
1/4 C. Shortening
1/3 C. Whipping Cream
1/3 C. Buttermilk
1/3 C. Milk
1 C. Flour, for rolling
2 T. Melted Butter

Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
Butter 8 or 9 inch cake pan.

Place dry ingredients in mixing bowl and with paddle attachment mix in shortening until there are pea size pieces. WIth wooden spoon stir in cream, milk and buttermilk. Let sit 2 minutes. Dough should be wet and look like cottage cheese.
Place 1 C. flour on sheet pan and flour hadns. Use small or medium ice-cream scoop, dip in batter and place on flour until pan is full. Carefully toss scoops of batter into flour.
Place pieces around buttered cake pan, then in center; pack tightly.
Bake 15-20 min. Brush with butter.

**We are having breakfast for dinner tonight and I am making these biscuits. If I think about it I will try to take a picture and post. I'm hungry for them right now.


1 1/2 C. Flour
1 1/2 T. Sugar
1 T. Baking Powder
1/2 T. Salt
3 C. Shredded Cheese
1 C. Milk
1 Egg
1/4 C. Melted Butter

Whisk dry ingredients, stir in cheese. Whisk eggs, milk and baking powder. Pour into dry ingredients. Stir with soon to combine.
Bake in greased muffin tin at 375 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes


O Fam said...

I am thankful for your bread recipes! Seriously, we are always looking for good new recipes over here, especially bread! You're the best!! Alicia

Lori said...

OH MY! Those look wonderful. I am currently in a nocarbsuntilthanksgiving pact with 2 friends so I think I will wait to make these. You need to post pictures! I will put these in my recipe book for sure! Thanks for sharing!

Lori said...

And I love your Thankful Thursday list!

Mrs. Troop said...

Great list!
The recipes made my "carb-less" self drool. I'll have to try them sometime later.

The She and I Show said...

Carbs rule! Eat more carbs!

Lori said...

Ummm... so I'm getting worried! No new posts. Are you all doing well? Hope you have a Thankful Thursday!