Did you happen to have a buttermilk biscuit for breakfast this morning? If not, you should have because today, May 14th is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day. YES… even biscuits get their own holiday. And why not, after all? They’re steeped in history (Americans have been enjoying biscuits since the early 1800s when they were discovered to be a delicious alternative to breads made with yeast, which was expensive and hard to store. Source: Hallmark Channel) and they’re flaky, buttery discs of undeniable goodness. So, we’re celebrating this totally random U.S. holiday by sharing a few savory and sweet recipes that take traditional buttermilk biscuits to a whole new level of deliciousness!


Ramp and Buttermilk Biscuits with Cracked Coriander, via epicurious.com

Southern Living’s Black Pepper-Bacon Buttermilk Biscuits, via myrecipes.com

Buttermilk Biscuits with Parsley and Sage, via JamesBeard.org


Chocolate Buttermilk Biscuits, via ACozyKitchen.com

Mom’s Apple Cobbler with Buttermilk Biscuit Topping, via chow.com