Cheddar and Herb Biscuits

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Posted on 04/12/2012 by turple_purtle
Been lurking for a little while, thought I'd jump into the fray. =)

So, I was feeling like having meat for dinner last night so I cooked up some Italian sausage, but wanted something carby to go with it. I was home early after the dentist for pre-crown work, so I wasn't as tired as usual, so I thought what the heck...

Cheddar and Herb Biscuits

The only change I made was the cheese mix. I didn't have the full amount of plain sharp cheddar, so I used about half sharp and the other half was a mild cheddar/Monterey jack mix. Once the buttery topping is added, it's pretty darn close to Red Lobster's biscuits (I would die happy if I ate myself to death on those!).

And, once cold, a 10-12 second zap in the microwave and you're good to go.

My camera died before I could get a picture of them butter-topped.

x-posted to my LJ
tsuki_no_bara 12th-Apr-2012 05:41 pm (UTC)
homgcheesebiscuits. i am all over these!
turple_purtle 12th-Apr-2012 07:13 pm (UTC)

They are yuuuum-my. I'm craving one now, but they are 12 miles away.
rowangolightly 12th-Apr-2012 06:21 pm (UTC)
Ooh, I like your version better than the one I have in my files and used to make a lot. Now that I'm single I don't dare make them because I would eat the whole bunch all by myself.

But hey, maybe I'll make some just to try out the differences between your's and mine. Yeah, that's the ticket! Justifications R Us! *snicker*

Thanks for reminding me of how good these things are. Mmmm, I think they'll go great with the chicken noodle soup I made yesterday.
turple_purtle 12th-Apr-2012 07:15 pm (UTC)

Yeah, that's my only problem...I'm single but I'm kind of selfish and don't want to share with co-workers! lol I suppose they would freeze okay.

Ooooh, I think they would go with chicken noodle soup fantastically!
rowangolightly 12th-Apr-2012 07:34 pm (UTC)
Oh yeah. I make it from the whole chicken so it takes 2 days but it's SO worth it. I have a cold so that seemed just the thing.

Think I'll have that tonight; thanks for the idea!
turple_purtle 12th-Apr-2012 08:30 pm (UTC)
Sounds delicious... hope your cold is better soon.

You're welcome! I love spreading the news of good eats. =)
seashells 12th-Apr-2012 06:31 pm (UTC)
Those look so yummy!
turple_purtle 12th-Apr-2012 07:15 pm (UTC)
They are! =)
lumbarlaser 3rd-Apr-2013 06:32 am (UTC)
I totally agree. I am definitely making this one.
sinandsilence 12th-Apr-2012 08:01 pm (UTC)
So I made these roughly 5 seconds after seeing your post and I'm sitting here eating them now. They are AMAZING. I grew up eating at red lobster all the time and now where I live the nearest one is about 2 hrs away. I used all butter instead of part shortening, but I'm sure its just about the same. Mmm.
turple_purtle 12th-Apr-2012 08:32 pm (UTC)

LOL *counting down until end of work day*
Glad you are enjoying!
ne_jyam 12th-Apr-2012 08:11 pm (UTC)
I need these biscuits in my life!
turple_purtle 12th-Apr-2012 08:32 pm (UTC)

I agree. =)
ne_jyam 14th-Apr-2012 03:22 am (UTC)
Okay I just made these using bacon grease instead of shortening. Don't think I need to tell you how amazing they are 8D
rebecky_mo 12th-Apr-2012 10:04 pm (UTC)
Oh maaaaaaaaaaan, I need the weekend to come so I can try these. It's an hourlong drive to the nearest Red Lobster, and I'm carless. ;_;

In all seriousness, I personally feel Red Lobster could use a revamped menu; there's so much more they could do besides breading it, plain-baking it or throwing seafood in garlic butter for 80% (not that garlic butter is bad, mind

But if they change the biscuits, heads will roll.
turple_purtle 13th-Apr-2012 12:31 pm (UTC)

LOL! I'm with you. I don't get to RL too often, but when I do I gorge myself on biscuits and Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp. I don't like people messing up my favorites.
ardnaid 13th-Apr-2012 07:28 am (UTC)
I actually made these two days in a row, and doubled yesterday's batch. I'll probably go for day 3 and make them today too, haha. So good! My husband wants me to make them every day forever now. :D

Also, they are super freakin' good cold too.
turple_purtle 13th-Apr-2012 12:32 pm (UTC)

ROFL! Me thinks I should invest in some flour and cheese companies....
abacus55 6th-May-2012 10:53 pm (UTC)
I just made these - needed a bit more buttermilk, and substituted onion powder for garlic powder, but they were terrific! thanks for sharing.
turple_purtle 7th-May-2012 12:34 pm (UTC)

You're welcome! Glad you liked them. =)
drtonymork 3rd-Apr-2013 06:49 am (UTC)
My wife baked some yesterday using the recipe from the source you gave above. Very delicious!
turple_purtle 4th-Apr-2013 04:41 pm (UTC)

Awesome! =)
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