Southern Eggs and Biscuits
You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Southern Eggs and Biscuits a try. This recipe makes 8 servings with 858 calories, 32g of protein, and 59g of fat each. This recipe covers 24% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine. Head to the store and pick up milk, buttermilk, shortening, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the milk you could follow this main course with the Milky Way Brownie Bites as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 55 minutes.
Place eggs in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
Drain, reserving 1/4 cup drippings.
Sprinkle bacon over eggs.
Whisk the flour, salt and pepper into reserved drippings until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in cheese until melted; pour over eggs.
For biscuits, cut shortening into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk; gently knead six to eight times.
Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/2-in. thickness.
Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter and place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake biscuits and eggs at 400° for 25 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.
Serve eggs over biscuits.
Recommended wine: Riesling, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
Riesling, Sparkling Wine, and Zinfandel are great choices for Southern. In general, there are a few rules that will help you pair wine with southern food. Food-friendly riesling or sparkling white wine will work with many fried foods, while zinfandel is great with barbecued fare. The Schloss Vollrads Riesling Spatlese with a 4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 29 dollars per bottle.
Schloss Vollrads Riesling SpatleseClassic natural sweet Spatlese with nice acidity and elegant, natural residual sugar. Selective harvest, gentle processing of the must, systematic clarification, slow fermentation and careful finishing are the basics for this traditional Vollrads' Riesling.This wine pairs perfectly with Asian cuisine due to the harmony of sweetness and acidity. Also interesting taste combinations can be achieved through the pairing of blue-veined cheese or a fruit dessert.