Ham Biscuits

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Appears in
Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1997

  • About

Country ham (see Sources) is a rare treat for many, but not in the lowcountry, where in addition to being the center-piece of the Christmas table, it is pan-fried, added to pilaus, ground into pastes, and stuffed into little yeast rolls like these. Also known as bride’s biscuits or angel biscuits, these rolls contain both baking powder and yeast, making them a cross between a biscuit and a roll. In this recipe, we stuff half of the biscuits with ham and leave