Ham biscuits for a party

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ham biscuits for a party

Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties: An Entertaining Life by Julia Reed

Julia Reed spends a lot of time thinking about ham biscuits.  And cornbread and casseroles and the surprisingly modern ease of donning a hostess gown for one’s own party. In Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns and Other Southern Specialties Julia Reed collects her thoughts on good cooking and the lessons of gracious entertaining that pass from one woman to another, and takes the reader on a lively and very personal tour of the culinary—and social—South. In essays on everything from pork chops to the perfect picnic Julia Reed revels in the simple good qualities that make the Southern table the best possible place to pull up a chair. She expounds on: the Southerner’s relentless penchant for using gelatin; why most things taste better with homemade mayonnaise; the necessity of a holiday milk punch (and, possibly, a Santa hat); how best to “cook for compliments” (at least one squash casserole and Lee Bailey’s barbequed veal are key). She provides recipes for some of the region’s best-loved dishes (cheese straws, red velvet cake, breakfast shrimp), along with her own variations on the classics, including Fried Oysters Rockefeller Salad and Creole Crab Soup. She also elaborates on worthwhile information every hostess would do well to learn: the icebreaking qualities of a Ramos gin fizz and a hot crabmeat canape, for example; the “wow factor” intrinsic in a platter of devilled eggs or a giant silver punchbowl filled with scoops of homemade ice cream. There is guidance on everything from the best possible way to “eat” your luck on New Year’s Day to composing a menu in honor of someone you love. Grace and hilarity under gastronomic pressure suffuse these essays, along with remembrances of her gastronomic heroes including Richard Olney, Mary Cantwell, and M.F.K. Fisher. Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns and Other Southern Specialties is another great book about the South from Julia Reed, a writer who makes her experiences in—and out of—the kitchen a joy to read.
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Buttermilk Biscuits, with Country Ham and Red-Eye Gravy

In a bowl, mix together butter, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, poppy seeds, and dried onion. Arrange the Swiss cheese over the ham, and top with remaining ham slices in a layer. Bake in the preheated oven until the rolls are lightly browned and the cheese has melted, about
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Hawaiian Ham & Swiss Slider

Southern ham biscuits make a delicious recipe. These ham biscuits are perfect as appetizers when entertaining or for a family brunch. Ham biscuits have graced Southern tables for generations. Every Southern bell includes these little ham biscuits in her menu for entertaining whether showers, holidays, or tailgating. I considered taking spiced nuts, stuffed mushrooms , chicken wings, deviled eggs , or spiced caramel apple dip , but then knew ham biscuits would be the perfect party fare. Save Recipe Review Recipe.

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Recipe by: LisaT. I made these for the first time last night and the family loved them. I used butter flavored hawaiian rolls and doubled the dijon mustard.
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These popular little ham sandwiches are always the hit of the party, and they are delicious! - Upgrade a classic Southern sandwich with these tips. Like a Thanksgiving turkey , an Easter ham is the gift that keeps on giving.

This Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches recipe is great for serving to your guests since you can make these ahead and just throw them in the oven before people arrive! Allow me to go off on a rant here. I have a new frenemy that has completely consumed my mornings, nap times and evening times. This frenemy has turned me into an obsessive, infatuated lunatic, providing exceptionally high highs, but even more angry lows. Basically, they are a Pinterest for food, with only professional-quality pictures accepted.



  1. Arber L. says:

    They looked so incredibly good with the poppy seeds oozing out the sides and the melted cheese!

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