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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