Let’s be clear: There is no such thing as a one good do-it-yourself biscuits and gravy recipe. The Southern consolation meals, sometimes served at breakfast, comes with a hearty dose of nostalgia and controversy. Many of us from the American South will attest that their household makes one of the best biscuits. Some swear solely White Lily flour can be utilized as the bottom of the flour combination; others have sturdy opinions about butter versus lard and the way the dough needs to be formed. And there are these for whom solely Jimmy Dean pork sausage will do of their gravy. In brief: biscuits and gravy is private. Our recipe seems heat flaky biscuits and a wealthy creamy gravy.
If it’s your first time making biscuits, don’t let all this scare you off. The method is easy: Repeatedly folding and rolling the biscuit dough yields a number of flaky individuated layers that pull aside neatly while you eat them. Whereas buttermilk biscuits often is the most iconic selection, this recipe replaces the buttermilk with a mix of bitter cream and entire milk, which implies it’s simple to throw collectively on a whim, even for those who don’t hold buttermilk readily available.
As for the do-it-yourself sausage gravy (typically known as sawmill gravy), breakfast sausage provides taste and its fats helps deliver the gravy collectively on the stovetop. Whilst you can retailer leftover gravy in an hermetic container and reheat it, it’s greatest the day it’s made, so don’t maintain again when serving.
Watch Bon Appetit meals director Chris Morocco attempt to reverse engineer Edna Lewis’s buttermilk biscuits and gravy from style and discover extra breakfast recipes like hash browns and a no-flip blueberry pancake made in a big skillet.