Easy homemade southern biscuits recipe (without buttermilk)

Growing up in the South, I was surrounded by folks who had the magic touch for homemade biscuits. My mom and grandmother whipped up some delicious ones, but the absolute best buttermilk biscuits were a specialty of my great-grandmother. She’d be in the kitchen, chatting away with everyone, and when the moment was just right, she’d open that old wood-fired oven, give the biscuits a quick turn, and back to chatting she’d go. Those biscuits always came out fluffy and that perfect golden brown, exactly what I crave in a biscuit.

Up until recently, I had my fair share of biscuit struggles and had to settle for canned ones. But guess what? You don’t have to rely on canned biscuits any longer. Today, I’m thrilled to share my easy homemade biscuit recipe – these biscuits are all about fluffiness and that gorgeous golden brown top.

I’ll let you in on my secrets for achieving the flakiest biscuits too. The write-up will be packed with tons of tips, including substitutions and more, to help you create the perfect biscuits tailored to your taste. But if you’re ready for the recipe, just click the “Jump to Recipe” button, and let’s get baking!

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Crispy air fryer Totino’s pizza rolls no blowouts

Air fried pizza rolls on a plate with a bowl of sauce.

Most people that I know love crispy Totino’s pizza rolls that have been cooked in the oven. But you have to preheat the oven and then cook for 10 to 15 minutes. We all know the best way to cook them is by deep-frying them. But that also takes time to heat the oil, fry then clean up the mess.

Normally when I want frozen pizza rolls, it’s for a quick snack and I wind up microwaving them. They turn out ok but definitely on the soggy side.

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Easy bread machine pizza dough recipe 🍕

A hand lifting a slice of pizza showing the air pockets in the regular crust.

Looking to wow your loved ones with a pizza that’s oozing with cheese and boasting the perfect crust? Look no further than bread machine pizza dough. It’s a breeze to whip up and promises a mouthwatering, crispy result.

Now, I’ve got to confess, that pizza holds a special place in my heart. It’s the one dish you can customize to your heart’s content – load it up with your favorite meats or go all out with a vegan masterpiece. The options are endless.

Today, we’re diving into the realm of tomato and mushroom pizzas, creating one with a generous helping of cheese and another in its vegan glory. By opting for the vegan version, you can shave off a good 400 calories while still savoring the deliciousness.

Let’s be crystal clear – I’m not making any claims about this being authentic Italian pizza dough. But mark my words, once the world returns to normal, a culinary adventure in Naples is on my bucket list!

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No-Knead sourdough bread recipe 🍞

A loaf of sourdough bread fresh out of the oven

As a gout sufferer, I limit my simple or “bad” carbs, but sometimes I get serious cravings for delicious bread. So when I do give in to my desires, sourdough bread is what I want. But I am not going to spend all day kneading and doing unique folds etc. Props to the folks who put that much love and care into bread; it’s just not for me.

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Korean spicy fish stew (no shellfish)

Spicy fish stew cooking on a stove.

You can tell you’re in an authentic Korean restaurant when they’re dishing out that spicy fish stew known as maeuntang (매운탕). While they often whip it up with cod, the beauty of this dish is that you can get creative and use any fish you fancy. Now, our twist on this classic – it’s crafted with pollock, which gives it the name Dongtae Jjigae / 동태찌개.

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Simple sugar-free poppyseed salad dressing

Salad on a plate with a fork holding some of the salad.

I have slowly started to eat more and more salads. But eating the same old salad all of the time can get very boring. To keep it from getting boring, we need to change things up. Adding different ingredients can definitely help. Changing the dressing to this sugar-free poppyseed dressing is game-changing.

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Your Guide to Purine-Rich Foods

Steak and Asparagus on a plate. This is a pin for Pinterest

Are you one of the millions of people who, like me, suffer from gout? If yes, you certainly know the pain caused by consuming purine-rich foods. Did you know that gout is a form of arthritis and is characterized by sudden and sharp bouts of pain, redness, swelling, and tenderness in your joints? We can define gout as a medical condition in which were not able to filter excess uric acid. This causes a buildup of uric acid in our bodies. It is worth noting that this can result in extreme and sudden pain in your joints due to uric acid, crystal deposits.

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