I didn’t grow up in the kitchen, learning how to make home-cooked meals from scratch. Between school, sports, and the fact that my mom was required to work a full-time job, homemaking skills weren’t a primary focus in my childhood.
It’s almost overwhelming to think about all the different biscuit recipes I’ve tried. But biscuits are just one of those foods you can’t stand to have just be “good enough.”
Fluffy. Flaky. Moist. These are the things that make a baked good…well, good. I have learned that there are a handful of factors that can quickly deflate any hopes of the perfect pastry if they aren’t taken into consideration.