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Country Style Biscuits and Sausage Gravy (from scratch!)
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Preparations

  1. Step 1

    SAUSAGE: 

Ingredients for sausage! Adjust cayenne pepper to desired spice level. Nutmeg is optional.

    SAUSAGE:

    Ingredients for sausage! Adjust cayenne pepper to desired spice level. Nutmeg is optional.

  2. Step 2

    Mix together all spices and salt with pork. Use a fork and don't mash too much. Let sit for a few hours if possible.

    Mix together all spices and salt with pork. Use a fork and don't mash too much. Let sit for a few hours if possible.

  3. Step 3

    BISCUITS:

Ingredients! You can use butter or lard in place of shortening. 

If you can't get  buttermilk, mix 225 ml whole milk + 1 Tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar (apple cider or rice) + a couple pinches salt. Let sit for 30 minutes.

    BISCUITS:

    Ingredients! You can use butter or lard in place of shortening.

    If you can't get buttermilk, mix 225 ml whole milk + 1 Tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar (apple cider or rice) + a couple pinches salt. Let sit for 30 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Mix flour with baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar.

    Mix flour with baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar.

  5. Step 5

    Cut in chilled shortening/butter using two forks, or massage in with hands, until it forms pea-size lumps.

    Cut in chilled shortening/butter using two forks, or massage in with hands, until it forms pea-size lumps.

  6. Step 6

    It will look something like this.

    It will look something like this.

  7. Step 7

    Slowly add the buttermilk and mix roughly with a fork. Be careful not to knead it.

    Slowly add the buttermilk and mix roughly with a fork. Be careful not to knead it.

  8. Step 8

    Mix until the dough sticks together in a big lump.

    Mix until the dough sticks together in a big lump.

  9. Step 9

    Line a baking pan with wax paper, etc. Using a spoon, scoop out chunks of biscuit dough and just drop it on the pan. Leave a little space in between biscuits.

    Line a baking pan with wax paper, etc. Using a spoon, scoop out chunks of biscuit dough and just drop it on the pan. Leave a little space in between biscuits.

  10. Step 10

    Preheat oven to 425/220. Bake for 15-16 min until golden brown.

    Preheat oven to 425/220. Bake for 15-16 min until golden brown.

  11. Step 11

    Remove from oven and brush with melted butter. Let sit for 2-3 min on the pan.

    Remove from oven and brush with melted butter. Let sit for 2-3 min on the pan.

  12. Step 12

    GRAVY: 

While biscuits are baking, prepare the gravy!

    GRAVY:

    While biscuits are baking, prepare the gravy!

  13. Step 13

    Heat a frying pan on medium and fry the sausage until browned. Crumble it up into chunks as you're frying.

    Heat a frying pan on medium and fry the sausage until browned. Crumble it up into chunks as you're frying.

  14. Step 14

    Remove browned sausage, leaving the fat in the pan. Add 1 Tablespoon flour to the pan and 1 Tablespoon butter if there isn't much oil from the sausage.

    Remove browned sausage, leaving the fat in the pan. Add 1 Tablespoon flour to the pan and 1 Tablespoon butter if there isn't much oil from the sausage.

  15. Step 15

    Saute the flour and fat/butter for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

    Saute the flour and fat/butter for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

  16. Step 16

    Slowly pour in about 1 cup of milk.

    Slowly pour in about 1 cup of milk.

  17. Step 17

    Bring the milk to a simmer on medium. Stir frequently to prevent burning.

    Bring the milk to a simmer on medium. Stir frequently to prevent burning.

  18. Step 18

    Add the browned sausage and simmer for about 3 minutes until the gravy thickens. Stir frequently.

    Add the browned sausage and simmer for about 3 minutes until the gravy thickens. Stir frequently.

  19. Step 19

    Add more milk if it's too thick. Add salt and pepper to taste (I added about 1/4 tsp each).

    Add more milk if it's too thick. Add salt and pepper to taste (I added about 1/4 tsp each).

  20. Step 20

    Serve with hot biscuits. There's a couple ways to eat:
- You can break up the biscuits and pour gravy over top
- Slice the biscuit and half and pour over gravy
- Or just leave the biscuits whole and pour over top!

    Serve with hot biscuits. There's a couple ways to eat:
    - You can break up the biscuits and pour gravy over top
    - Slice the biscuit and half and pour over gravy
    - Or just leave the biscuits whole and pour over top!

  21. Step 21

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

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