Rosemary Cheese Biscuits from Cooking By The Seasons
Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
In the first line of the introduction author Karri Ann Allrich says:
"By aligning ourselves to Nature's cycles, we invite the presence of the sacred into our daily life."
I felt this was a spot on description of this cookbook, yet
somehow it is misleading. I had only read the introduction after
I had already checked out the rest of the book and this line
made me think of how many people would not understand that this
book is for anyone who wants to eat well.
Whether you just need to reduce your meat intake without
reducing the taste of your food or wish to take in the simple
pleasure of the seasonal offerings provided by Mother Earth, Cooking by the Seasons will help. Follow the Wheel of the Year with recipes
designed to celebrate what each bestows or just pick a tasty
recipe and enjoy!
Cooking by the Seasons shows that each season has unique
offerings and pleasures to be savored. This book features a
section for each season with beverage, soup, main course, side,
salad, and dessert recipes. Whether for an everyday meal or a
special occasion, Cooking by the Seasons offers recipes for all.
Enjoy special menus for the major festivals of each season:
Spring Equinox (Ostara), May Day (Beltane), Summer Solstice
(Midsummer), First Harvest (Lughnasadh), Autumn Equinox
(Mabon), Hallow's Eve (Samhain), Winter Solstice (Yule) and
Complete with requirements for the vegetarian pantry and
resources, translations and conversions you will be set to enjoy
a meatless meal without fear of it being a tasteless one.
See also, recipes for:
Roasted Ginger Sweet Potatoes
Rosemary Cheese Biscuits - Old-fashioned biscuits are a treat in any season. According to
Goddess lore, sprinkling rosemary into the dough helps us to
attract love and longevity. Rosemary also means remembrance,
making it appropriate for the night of Samhain.
- 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
- Cayenne pepper
- 1 stick unsalted butter or margarine, chilled
- 3/4 cup mild
- 1 tablespoon sherry
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, Parmesan, baking powder,
salt, rosemary, and a pinch of cayenne. Cut the chilled butter
into pieces and mix into the flour mixture, crumbling the dough.
Add the milk and dry sherry and quickly mix the dough, just
until the ingredients are barely moistened. This keeps the
Form the dough into a ball and place on a floured surface. Roll
out the dough with floured fingers (or a floured rolling pin)
to about 1/2 inch thick. Cut out rounds with a cookie cutter
or jelly glass and place them on a baking sheet.
Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, until they are golden brown. Serve
warm in a festive basket.
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Serving Size: Makes About 18 Biscuits