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Augusta Grill Black Pepper and Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

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  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons fresh unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup fine Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Sift together the first 5 ingredients.
  2. Cut butter into dry ingredients, then add the Cheddar cheese, black pepper and buttermilk.
  3. Mix together and then roll out. Cut into biscuits and bake in a 325 degree F oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Serve 2 per person with a thin slice of Smithfield Ham and the honey-sweetened mustard of your choice.

Yield: 16 servings

Source: Recipe by John Malik, Executive Chef - Augusta Grill, Greenville, South Carolina