Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

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Never done a post from my iPhone with multiple pictures before so we shall see how ugly this turns out. It processes my photos as a bunch of code that I totally don’t understand, but it’ll make the rest of my trip back to Boston go by a little faster! I hope.

Something I’ve talked about recently on here is my need for good southern cooking. Usually, I head back to South Carolina every 3-4 months and I get my (butter) fix. We are now going on six months here and I’m starting to lose it. For the last month or so, I’ve been looking for the easy-peasy biscuits and gravy I remember eating as a kid. Everything I found was so complicated! Then, I found the Pioneer Woman’s post for drop biscuits and sausage gravy. Five ingredients or less for each component? Yes, please!

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For the biscuits, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Mix up 3 cups of flour, 2 tablespoons of baking powder, and a hefty pinch of salt. Cut in a stick and a half of butter, and then gradually add 1-1/2 cups of buttermilk. You want a dough that isn’t too wet, but sticks to your fingers.

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Spoon blobs of dough onto a cookie sheet and bake until they start to turn good and pretty, about 15-20 minutes depending on how powerful your oven
is.

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The sausage gravy is even easier than the biscuits. Brown up some breakfast sausage, toss it with a couple tablespoons of flour, then add enough milk to cover it up. Stir occasionally until the magic happens and it becomes thick and gooey. Season with lots of black pepper!

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If I’d had my way, I would have used spicy sausage. I like it for the zing.

Enjoy!

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Hello! My name is Sarah. I'm a violinist and I love everything to do with food. Follow me on my cooking and eating adventures!
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