• Buttermilk biscuits with compound butter

    Buttermilk Biscuits with Compound Butter

    The first day of fall was last week. It might still be warm out, but you know it’s coming. You can smell it in the air, that tinge of decay on the wind, the ground slowly getting crunchier below your feet. Even though in my heart I want to hang on to summer, I find myself craving hearty autumn foods. It’s almost primal, like my body knows what’s coming and will prepare whether I like it or not. Don’t get me wrong, I love fall as much as the next girl (although I find pumpkin spice lattes to be way too sweet for this black coffee lover), but the winters…

  • 2019: The Year of Kindness

    Happy New Year! Apologies for my absence. 2018 brought a slew of constant changes to my life, most positive, but all the changes have kept me very busy for about, oh, the entire year. As an example, I made these scones sometime in November, I think, and have yet to get around to writing about them. Which presents a problem since at this point I don’t remember a lot of the things that I would usually talk about (time, taste details, etc). I do remember that I made some changes to the recipe because I didn’t have all the ingredients, but for the life of me don’t remember what they…

  • Rosemary Goat Cheese Biscuits – A New Holiday Tradition

    Well, I didn’t get it out before Thanksgiving. Good news is you probably have a thousand holiday potlucks between now and the new year, so here’s one for the repertoire!   Holidays at my Grandma’s has always been a little nuts. My mother has 8 siblings, most of whom have multiple children, who now have children themselves. So it’s pretty crowded, to say the least, and gets more crowded every year as more cousins get married and reproduce (with other people, not with each other, it’s not that part of Missouri). So our Holiday meals don’t look like most families. We don’t sit around a table and politely pass dishes…