Meet the breakfast crew: Tilly (13) and Tucker (6). They get up and fix the morning meal for our family while I sip coffee and direct traffic.
Making breakfast is officially Tilly’s job, but she has taken it upon herself to train Tucker as her apprentice. This works out beautifully. Not only is Tucker learning to cook and bake, but it keeps my very rambunctious, loud six-year-old busy in the morning. A blessing to the whole house.
Busy, productive hands are staying out of trouble hands.
And just in case you’re wondering, I’ll share the recipe.
Baking Powder Biscuits for Large Families
Preheat oven to 425
8 cups of flour
4 Tablespoons of baking powder
2 teaspoons of salt
1 cup of butter
Add all at once, stirring until soft ball is formed:
3 cups milk
Turn dough onto to floured surface and knead lightly. Roll out dough 1/2 inch thick and cut into circles with glass or biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes.