big buttermilk biscuits

biscuit sammy



2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/3 cup shortening or cold butter(cut into small pieces)
1 cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
Cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
Gradually stir in milk until dough pulls away from the side of the bowl.
Turn out onto a floured surface, and knead 15 to 20 times.
Pat or roll dough out to 1 inch thick and cut-out biscuits with a large cutter or juice glass (about 3″ in diameter) dipped in flour.
Repeat until all dough is used. Brush off the excess flour, and place biscuits onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 13 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tops and edges begin to brown.
Makes 6-8 big biscuits.

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SpiceGuy on May 15th 2016 in Bread, Recipes

easy pizza dough

1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
2 1/2 cups bread flour (AP works too)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
Stir in flour, salt and oil. Mix until smooth. Let rest for 5 minutes.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll out to desired shape.
Transfer crust to a lightly greased pizza pan or baking sheet and finish shaping to fit the pan.
Spread with desired sauce and toppings and bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
Let baked pizza cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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SpiceGuy on May 10th 2016 in pizza, Recipes