Country Ham Biscuits - Old Chickahominy House, Williamsburg, Va

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15 mins

These Southern biscuits are rolled thin to allow the flavor of the country ham to shine. Published in Saveur magazine, December 2009.

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  1. Heat oven to 425°F
  2. Sift flour into a large bowl; mix in butter until the mixture has the consistency of cornmeal. Using a wooden spoon, stir in buttermilk to form a dough. Transfer dough to a floured work surface; knead briefly until smooth.
  3. Roll dough into a 1/4" thick rectangle. Cut dough into twelve 4"x3" rectangles; transfer to a baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes. Cool slightly.
  4. To serve, slice biscuits and stuff with ham.
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Terrific biscuits and pretty doggone easy! I liked the flavor of these, although I think I rolled them a bit too thin. I will get better at it, as this went in my 'must make again' file. The biscuits are a perfect foil for the salty country ham. Thanks so much for sharing these, swissms!