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How to Make Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

Learn how to make sausage gravy! This is super easy process and once you've tasted this delicious recipe, you'll never want to go back to restaurant sausage gravy again! (Quick tip: The principles of this are how you make any gravy. Combine a fat and flour to make a roux, then add desired liquid, stir and heat until it begins to thicken, and serve.) There are a few ways to make sausage ... Read More about How to Make Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

How to Make Buttermilk Biscuits – Perfect, fluffy biscuits every time!

Learn how to make buttermilk biscuits the old-fashioned way! The method for how to make buttermilk biscuits is the same as the How to Make Perfect, Fluffy Biscuits EVERY TIME video I posted a couple of months ago, but the ingredients are different. This is part one of a two part series on how to make buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy. Ingredients 2 cups self-rising flour 6 Tbsp. ... Read More about How to Make Buttermilk Biscuits – Perfect, fluffy biscuits every time!

Sweet Potato Biscuits for Thanksgiving! 🦃 Sweet potatoes, sugar & nutmeg make these so delicious!

These delicious sweet potato biscuits have only six ingredients: self-rising flour, butter, sugar, nutmeg, sweet potato, and milk. They are easy to make and will be a nice surprise at the supper table for Thanksgiving or any time of the year. Ingredients 3 cups self-rising flour1/2 cup sugar6 Tbsp. butter1 cup sweet potatoNutmeg (a few sprinkles)About 2/3 cup of milk (a tiny bit more if ... Read More about Sweet Potato Biscuits for Thanksgiving! 🦃 Sweet potatoes, sugar & nutmeg make these so delicious!

How to Make Sweet Potato Fluff (My grandmother’s recipe!)

This is my grandmother's recipe for Sweet Potato Fluff, a real family favorite at Thanksgiving, Christmas, or anytime. Ingredients for Sweet Potato Fluff 4 cups sweet potatoes 1/2 stick butter 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 tbsp. vanilla (or less if you prefer) Marshmallows Instructions Preheat oven to 350º. Bake the sweet potatoes. Set aside and cool until you can handle them, then ... Read More about How to Make Sweet Potato Fluff (My grandmother’s recipe!)

Old-Fashioned Fruitcake – Some History & A Recipe (A Christmas Classic!)

How long has fruitcake been a popular Christmas treat? When and why did it fall out of popularity? Is there really an old-fashioned fruitcake that I can make that will taste amazing and be perfect on the Christmas dessert table or to give as gifts? Watch this video and find out the answers! Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs. dried fruit (I used apricots, pineapple, dates, ... Read More about Old-Fashioned Fruitcake – Some History & A Recipe (A Christmas Classic!)

Traditional Cranberry Sauce – An old-time favorite for the holidays & gift giving!

Everyone loves traditional cranberry sauce for their Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner tables. This can also make a nice gift to give. You can jar these up in pint jars, as I am doing in this video, but half-pint and 4 oz. jars also make nice options. Where I live, the processing time is 15 minutes. The National Center for Home Food Preservation has a chart that will tell you the exact time you ... Read More about Traditional Cranberry Sauce – An old-time favorite for the holidays & gift giving!

Hot Pepper Jelly – Great with cream cheese & Ritz Crackers at Christmas or New Year’s!

This is the first video in the new Holiday Series, focusing on tasty, traditional foods that you can prepare and serve at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. We love to eat Hot Pepper Jelly with cream cheese and Ritz Crackers as an hors d'oeuvre over the holidays, but it can also be used as a tasty way to dress up chicken or pork. Learn how to make Hot Pepper Jelly in the video ... Read More about Hot Pepper Jelly – Great with cream cheese & Ritz Crackers at Christmas or New Year’s!

Slow Cooker Old-Fashioned Apple Butter – A Cozy Taste of Autumn

This is an old-fashioned slow cooker recipe for delicious apple butter – a cozy taste of autumn! This recipe makes seven half-pint (8 oz.) jelly jars of apple butter. Here is a link to the steam canner in the video: https://amzn.to/3lS8Xd2 INGREDIENTS 6 lbs of apples, cored and sliced (I used Fuji. The smaller the pieces you start with, the quicker they will cook!) 2 cups white sugar ... Read More about Slow Cooker Old-Fashioned Apple Butter – A Cozy Taste of Autumn

How to Make Sweet Tea THE RIGHT WAY!

There's a trick to making southern-style sweet tea the right way. This video will show you how. All you need is plenty of sugar, some tea bags, and your favorite pitcher — but the order you do things makes all the difference! Watch the video below and learn how to make sweet tea THE RIGHT WAY! Interested in more recipes? Click here. Subscribe to Old Time Knowledge on YouTube to be ... Read More about How to Make Sweet Tea THE RIGHT WAY!

How to Make Fluffy Biscuits – An Old-Fashioned Country Recipe

There are all kinds of ways for you to learn how to make biscuits, but when you understand the key techniques I mention in this video, you'll be baking perfect, fluffy biscuits every single time! In addition, you'll be able to play around with the ingredients to get the exact biscuit recipe to suit your taste. Make Fluffy Biscuits EVERY TIME. This version uses self-rising flour, whole ... Read More about How to Make Fluffy Biscuits – An Old-Fashioned Country Recipe