Tonia’s buttermilk biscuits

This is adapted from The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook Yield: Makes 8 to 12 biscuits Optional special equipment: pastry blender or electric food processor, biscuit cutter, cookie sheet or pizza pan, parchment paper. Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus 1/4 cup more, divided (for rolling out dough) 1 cup cake or pastry (can be…

Wilt sallet: Rediscovering a once-proud mountain tradition

By Tonia Moxley The Roanoke Times May 31, 2006 It’s a d— shame that every food good for the Appalachian soul is bad for the heart. Creamy sausage gravy over buttery biscuits. Fried chicken. Buttermilk and cornbread. Chicken livers and onions cooked in butter. And wilt sallet. I know that to those who didn’t grow…