Biscuits and Gravy
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 12
  • Biscuits:
  • 2 Cups self-rising flour
  • 1/4 Cup shortening, margarine or lard
  • 1 Cup buttermilk or 2% milk
  • Gravy:
  • 3 Tablespoons shortening or bacon drippings
  • 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Cups milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. In a bowl, add flour and lard and cut in until pea sized chunks form. Slowly add buttermilk just until dough comes together. Turn out on floured surface and knead gentle. Roll out 1 inches thick and cut in 2 1/2 circles. Bake 8-10 minutes until browned. Now in a warmed skillet, melt drippings, add flour and stir to form rue. Slowly add milk and stir to a boil. Remove from heat and add salt and pepper to taste. Cut biscuits in half and cover with gravy.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
A stick to the ribs classic that my grandmother was a genius at making. $$$Cost per Serving: $0.35, Recipe Cost $1.41