cheese and chive biscuits.

May 8, 2012

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some of the best perks of james huffing it to the farmer’s market every saturday are the non-veggie spoils he comes home with. when he returns in the early evening, james brings with him a backpack filled to bursting not only with fresh produce, but also with cheese and bread and other treats from generous farmers eager for a trade. the cheesemaker who’d been eyeing the farm’s sunflower shoots since set-up at 7:00 am brings him an unmarked cheese. the breadmaker tosses over a loaf of semolina-sesame in exchange for a bagful of mesclun. there are promises of eggs next week.
i woke up on sunday morning and folded the bartered cheese and chives from the farm into the morning’s biscuits. rest assured, if any of those dairy farmers were around, we’d have traded a biscuit for cream in our coffee.
recipe for biscuits, here, plus chopped chives and grated cheese, and in this case a little bit of milk to make them sticky enough to just plop into the skillet. easy peasy.

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10 Comments

  • Reply Lemanie May 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    I wish I was home right now so I could make these yummy biscuits! Wow that sounds delicious!!

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  • Reply Abby May 8, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Delicious. I'll have to try those this week!

  • Reply tinajo May 8, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Looks really good, well presented! 🙂

  • Reply Carrie | acookgrowsinbrooklyn May 8, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Sometimes, I wish bartering would just come back as a socially acceptable form of acquiring goods. Look at the awesome result! Everyone wins!

  • Reply she. May 8, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    framers markets are the best.

  • Reply sweet harvest moon May 8, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    This looks really gooed!

  • Reply trishie May 9, 2012 at 6:06 am

    Cheese and chives – what a super combination! Looks great

  • Reply Janneke May 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    I must definitely try those! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply NICOMADE May 10, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    oh my goodness these look absolutely delicious! can't wait to try your recipe.

  • Reply bigBANG studio May 12, 2012 at 2:15 am

    cheddar chive biscuits are my FLAVORITE, lady. also, just enjoyed cruising through some of your old posts about exploring brooklyn and i have a whole list of adventures on tap for this weekend now! thanks woman!

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