"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for HomeMade Biscuits, by cindy davis, is from Best of Family & Friends Cookbook,
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4 c self-rising 2 tbsp. sugar 3 tbsp. baking powder 1/2 c. crisco shortening 2 c. buttermilk
Sift flour, sugar, & baking powder together. Cut shortening into flour mixture. Mix in buttermilk with a fork until moisten. Form large ball. Put out on floured surface and knead a few times. Roll out about 3/4-inch thick and cut with large (3-inch biscuit cutter. Place on greased baking sheet with sides of biscuits touching. Bake at 450 degrees about 15 minutes. until brown
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