Oh! And One More Squirrel…

Some lovin’ from Raivenne oven

I am blaming this one squarely on you, my fellow blogger and slicer, Arjeha. Yes, you with your memory of bread, and then baking homemade biscotti.

Darn, and I don’t mean the thing one does with socks or sweaters, your hide.

Those who read my post yesterday know about the squirrels that distracted me from the work I planned on doing. I was minding my own business, being a good blogger by posting and responding to other random bloggers/slicers as is my wont, when someone, who shall not be named again(!), posted memories of the warm homey smell of baking, and then making homemade cinnamon biscotti. Why, oh, why did I then have a hankering for homemade biscuits? Unlike the gazpacho desire from a previous post, all the ingredients were readily available. I knew in the amount of time it would have taken me to get dressed go to the market, return and make them, I could have made them on my own, so to the kitchen I go.

Two things: 1- I have not made biscuits from scratch in over a decade because 2- I don’t know how to make small batches. I have been single for fifteen years now; yet I still cook somethings, like lasagna and biscuits, as though I’m feeding a horde. I was ever so grateful when Pillsbury started making the smaller containers for their ready to bake biscuits because the standard size one was too many for. But I wanted homemade cinnamon biscuits. Can’t get that prepackaged.

And yessiree Bob, (heh!) the aroma of cinnamon and butter wafting through the place was very delightful indeed! Fresh out of the oven, with melted butter, a spot of jam and tea – oh my! I could have been any age between 7 and my current 57 when those flavors hit my tongue. Still, what the devil am I to do with over twenty biscuits? (What? I said I don’t know how to make small batches.)

My best friend, and a few of my neighbors unknowing thank you, Arjeha. (Fine, so do I.)

And I did eventually get some work done on that project – whew!

13 thoughts on “Oh! And One More Squirrel…

  1. Don’t know that anyone has ever accused me of leading them astray. ๐Ÿ™‚ Maybe I found a new calling. These look delicious. Hot biscuits…butter melting in all the nooks and crannies…savoring the taste. Your friends are lucky to get a homemade delicious gift.

  2. Yum! I freeze biscuits and enjoy them one at a time for the near future. It’s the best. But I bet your neighbors were so delighted. I had a friend drop by tonight with chocolate chip cookies. A friend bearing food is a friend indeed.

    • My best friend does that. I can’t. I tried freezing, but for me something changes in the texture that my tongue does not like. Some with cornbread, it’s either fresh hot out of the oven or nothing. Agreed on the friends being food.

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