Hondo's Dutch Oven Biscuits
- 3 cups
- 2 Tablespoons
- 1 Tablespoon
- 1 teaspoon
- 3 Tablespoon
- 1-1/4 cups
Dutch oven (also lid). Or, oven 400° F.
and greased baking sheet.
In a large mixing bowl, sift in the flour,
baking powder, sugar, and salt. Cut in the shortening until you get a
coarse crumbly mixture.
Next, stir in milk until getting a soft
dough. Lightly flour board and lightly knead the
Roll out to a 1/2-inch thickness. With a biscuit cutter, cut dough into
Lightly grease Dutch oven and place biscuit
dough (not touching).
Set the oven over hot charcoals, cover with
lid, and add hot charcoal to the top.
Bake 15 minutes or until browned.
Place biscuit dough (not touching) on a
Place in oven a bake 10 to 15 minutes or
Cowboy Did You Know?
The town of Tombstone was founded in
1879, taking its name from the mining claim, and soon became a
boomtown. Fueled by mineral wealth, Tombstone was a city of 1,000
by early 1881, and within another year Tombstone had become the
seat of the new (Cochise County), with a population between 5,000