|March House Block Information|
Shamrock Biscuits2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons shortening (Crisco)
2/3 cup milk
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
2. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
3. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until it looks like coarse crumbs. Make a well; add milk all at once. Stir quickly with fork just until dough follows fork around bowl.
4. Turn onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough ½ inch thick.
5. Cut straight down with a shamrock cookie cutter, no twisting.
6. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
May the Irish hills caress you.
May her lakes and rivers bless you.
May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.
Here's a photo of my Irish ancestor - my great-grandfather, James Lynch. Do you have an Irish ancestor? Inquiring minds want to know! By commenting, you'll be entering to win a copy of A Time for Peace (Quilts of Lancaster County) by Barbara Cameron. If you are reading this via email, you must click on the title of my blog post to be able to comment and read the comments of others. The winner will be announced on April 1.
You might also enjoy reading my previous blog post My House Block Bee Quilt, a March Wind, and Sleepless in Colorado.