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Karl’s American Biscuits

For some reason, I have never made biscuits from scratch.  I frequently make scones for breakfast, but I have always depended on Bisquick for biscuits. Part of the reason for this is that I really did not understand the difference between the two. While I was making biscuits for biscuits and gravy, I discovered that they are easy and, by themselves, the are a delicious and versatile bread.

Karl’s American Biscuits

Karl’s American Biscuits

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Karl’s Biscuits and Beef Jerky Gravy

More than forty years ago, I visited my second cousins in “Pleasant Valley,” Arizona. While I was there I had one of the most memorable meals of my life, biscuits and beef jerky gravy served with a side of fresh pinto beans. While biscuits and gravy is a standard Southern/Western dish, I have never had—before or since—as good as I had that day.

Karl’s Biscuits and Beef Jerky Gravy

Karl’s Biscuits and Beef Jerky Gravy

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