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Southern Kitchen – Biscuits and Gravy, A Southern Classic


Among the plethora of southern classics, biscuits and gravy is one of those quick fix comfort foods that takes me back to memories of wonderful meals in my grandmother’s kitchen.  This dish is easy to prepare, very filling and can be made for breakfast or dinner with very few (and cheap) ingredients that are probably in your pantry right now.  There are only two main building blocks of this recipe –  the biscuits and a white gravy made with the meat of your choice.  The biscuits can either be homemade or store bought.  Before we get any angry posts suggesting that using canned biscuits is un-southern, let me say that I’ve provided a basic biscuit recipe below.  But if you’re in a hurry or just plain lazy (as I am from time to time), there are some decent “whomp” biscuits out there; so named because you have to “whomp” them on the counter top to get the can open.  At any rate, I’m sure it was a busy southerner who came up with idea of biscuits in a can in the first place.

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