Pumpkin Scones

I’ve been thinking a lot about my Grandmother Hornsby lately. She passed away in the spring this year, not unexpectedly, but still sadly. She was a bonafied “anglo-phile” if I ever knew one. She loved the ceremony of tea time and adored crumpets, marmalade, Earl Grey, and of course, scones. She also loved reading trashy…

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

I was asked to collaborate with ONE.org to create a recipe (and video) using sweet potatoes in order to drum up awareness and excitement for their nutrition campaign this year: Sweet Potato on the Menu; Nutrition on the Agenda, the goal being to encourage world leaders to invest in agriculture to decrease malnutrition. The sweet…

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Sun-dried Tomato and Cheddar Scones

sun-dried tomato and cheddar scones

As promised, here’s the recipe for the exquisite savory scones¬†I made for Austin Bakes last weekend.¬†People were RAVING about them (mostly me and Chris, but whatev). Scones hail from Scotland and are pretty much like biscuits in that they have the same 3 basic ingredients: flour, butter (or some kind of solid fat), and milk…

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How to Make Gravy

You must know how to make cream gravy if you eat biscuits! Or mashed potatoes. Or chicken fried steak. And I guarantee it’s easier than you think. Hooray for easy gravy recipes!

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Buttermilk Biscuits

buttermilk biscuits

A simple recipe for making awesome homemade biscuits from scratch. It’s my great-granny’s biscuit recipe, y’all! Try it out with some gravy! (I got an episode on that, too!)

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