Recipe of the Week

Maggie Lyon

Old Bay + Thyme Biscuits

This is a great accompaniment to any dinner, especially those with a Southern flare.

biscuits

4 cups AP flour

1/2 Tbs. Salt

1 Tbs. Sugar

2 Tbs. Baking Powder

1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

1/2 cups Buttermilk

2 sticks unsalted butter

½  Tbs. Old Bay

1 Tbs. Picked, Fresh Thyme

Combine all dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Cut the butter into small chunks and hold in the freezer.

Using a food processor, or your hands, add the butter in batches with a couple cups of the dry mix and blitz until pea sized butter pieces are achieved. This may have to be done several times for larger batches.

In a large bowl, gently combine the buttermilk into the butter + flour mix. The dough will look raggy, as if it won’t come together. Try to mix it as little as possible.

Turn the dough out onto a clean surface and roll it to an inch thickness. This is messy, but creates the flaky-ness of the biscuits. Fold the dough like a 3 -fold book, roll it out again and do the same.

Cool on a baking tray for 30 minutes before final roll out and cutting.

Egg wash and dust with pepper.

Bake at 400 degrees in a home oven for 10 minutes until golden and puffed up.