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Pimento Cheese Biscuits & Pomegranate Mint Julep

Pimento Cheese Biscuits

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk (or more to desired consistency)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup prepared pimento cheese
Cut shortening into flour with pastry blender or two forks. Add everything but pimento cheese and mix into dough consistency. Fold in pimento cheese. Drop by spoonfuls or lightly hand roll into balls onto greased baking sheet. Bake in 400 degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Pomegranate Mint Julep

  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ½ ounces pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces Bourbon
  • 1 ounce mint simple syrup*
  • Splash of club soda
  • Fresh mint for garnish
Add first four ingredients to a highball glass half filled with ice and stir. Top with more ice and splash of club soda. Spank the fresh mint sprig between your hands and use as a garnish in the glass.

*Mint syrup: bring equal parts sugar and water to a simmer to dissolve sugar, remove from heat, add fresh mint and steep