By Faye Porter
What could you provide for a day on your grandmother's kitchen?
Leaning over the countertop, you observed as she further the flour?just a bit at a time?to the bowl of her previous, yellow Sunbeam stand mixer. To her, cooking can have been as moment nature as environment the desk. To you, it appeared the same as magic?the manner she skillfully positioned issues jointly to create the mouthwatering food and special muffins you loved at her desk. most probably, it's her culinary delights that experience set the bar for every little thing you've eaten on account that. And let's face it, her pan fried beef chops and home-baked banana bread make a person else's types light compared. if you are wishing for only a little extra time on your grandmother's kitchen?complete together with her tales and the stories of the comforting favorites she lovingly made for you?you're absolute to include this social gathering of grandmother's cooking. She'd be proud!
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Stir into the flour mixture just until moistened. 4 Drop the dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Sprinkle the tops evenly with the remaining brown sugar. 5 Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove immediately from the cookie sheet and serve warm. M ak e s 6 B i s cu its . indd 53 1/16/13 4:45 PM Granny Pearl’s Homemade Rolls L ynette S esler (Nashville, Tennessee) was born in Charlotte, Tennessee, also where her grandmother, V era P earl C orlew , was born and raised.
Let it sit until the shortening mixture begins to slightly boil. Make sure the sugar dissolves. 3 Remove the shortening mixture from the heat and add 2 cups of cold water to bring it to a lukewarm temperature. ) 4 Combine the shortening and yeast mixtures and mix well. Add enough flour to the combined mixture to make a soft dough. 5 Place the dough into a greased, seal-tight container so the dough can rise and double in size, approximately 12 hours. 6 Once the dough has risen, preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9 x 11-inch baking pan.
Blend thoroughly and add the foamy yeast mixture. Gradually add the flour until the mixture begins to pull away from the bowl. 6 Place the remainder of the flour in a large bowl and transfer the batter to the bowl, kneading by hand until it no longer sticks to your hands. Remove from the bowl, empty out any remaining flour, grease a large bowl with oil, and place the dough in the bowl, turning it over so all sides are coated with oil. 7 Cover and keep in a draft-free location until double in size.
At My Grandmother's Table: Heartwarming Stories and Cherished Recipes from the South by Faye Porter