butter biscuits that only require 4 ingrients

4 Ingredient Butter Biscuits

I’m always looking for short cuts in my kitchen that don’t sacrifice taste.  This recipe is adapted from a recipe that I found over at CountryCook.net, and it definitely fits the bill.  Brandie, the recipe author, is a genius.  Making biscuits in the morning can be time consuming and labor intensive, but this recipe goes together quickly, and you can finish getting dressed and round up the kids for breakfast while it bakes.  Of course, biscuits aren’t just for breakfast.  This would also go well as a side for a hearty stew, or as an accompaniment to any of Brandie’s […]

Black Pepper on cucumber sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches

The first time I heard of cucumber sandwiches, I couldn’t imagine why anyone would want to eat one.  Sliced cucumbers are good, but I just didn’t understand the appeal of a cucumber sandwich.  Then, I tasted one.  It was a delightful and delicious sandwich, and I decided that I needed to learn how to make them. The problem with learning how to make cucumber sandwiches is that everyone has very strong opinions about the correct method.  Some recommend cream cheese seasoned with garlic and herbs,  Others stop just short of calling those who use cream cheese  blasphemers.  They insist that […]

Bacon Ranch Pizza Bites

When I was a little girl,  my dad would make little kitchen experiments.  One of those experiments that I have always remembered was his bacon pizzas.  I remember the first time he made them for us.  He invited me into the kitchen to watch him cook.  He took slices of bread and topped them with slices of cheese and sprinkled chopped leftover bacon on top and popped them into the oven.  Within a few minutes, he served up toasty warm cheese and bacon pizzas.  They were good,  and I often asked him to make them for me when I was […]