Buttery Buttermilk Biscuits
When she was growing up, Natalie Chanin ate homemade biscuits every day. "Now, I suppose, people don't make them from scratch as much," she says. "They seem like some kind of luxury." In truth, her light, flaky biscuits are incredibly easy to make—the trick is to not overwork the dough or else the biscuits get tough.
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