all purpose flour
ground black pepper
very cold unsalted butter cut into 1/4 inch cubes
crumbled blue cheese
thinly sliced fresh chives
Put flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper and baking soda in the bowl of a food processor.
Pulse several time to combine.
Remove top of processor, and scatter cubes of butter over flour mixture.
Toss cubes to coat in flour.
Replace top and pulse several times, until mixture resembles a coarse meal.
Add the blue cheese and pulse 1-2 more times.
Pour into a mixing bowl and add chives, add buttermilk and stir.
Transfer dough to a lightly floured board.
Work dough to a 3/4 inch circle.
Cut dough using a preferred cutter.
Space biscuits 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet then brush with melted butter.
Bake until golden brown about 12 minutes.
Last Updated: Sun, Mar 20, 2011