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The Famous Nashville House Fried Biscuit Recipe

Updated on September 1, 2015
Nothing says "welcome" like a basket of fresh, Nashville House Fried biscuits!
Nothing says "welcome" like a basket of fresh, Nashville House Fried biscuits!

Back Home In Indiana

Growing up in Indiana was a memorable experience for me. I vividly remember the endless rows of corn and soybeans that lined the country roads. Traveling Indiana State Route 27 was a path through small towns filled with people who knew the simple pleasures of life, the road was simply a ribbon that united them as family.

Indiana is all about family, mostly farmers who have kneaded the bread basket of our country. One of my best friends in grade school lived on a huge working farm. On my first visit, I saw some of the most enormous machines in this world, called tractors, that they used to work the fields and bale hay. After the farm work was completed, we walked the tilled soil looking for arrowheads brought forth by the sharp blades of the combines. It was marvelous walking the rows of loose ground, watching the dust kick up between our feet, and knowing that this was a joyous freedom bestowed upon tillers of the soil.

Indiana has made Hoosier basketball a household name, and many sons (and daughters) have become famous beyond the boundaries of our nation. Indiana is a place where parades still have meaning, hayrides and bonfires are highlights in celebrating the harvest, and a neighbor is everyone you meet.

There are times I can't help but miss my old Indiana home!


Serving Up Warm Biscuits!

The inside of the biscuit is fluffy and moist.
The inside of the biscuit is fluffy and moist.

Nashville: A Shopping Experience To Remember

The Nashville shops line their walkways with beautiful flowers during the fall season.
The Nashville shops line their walkways with beautiful flowers during the fall season. | Source

Nashville, Indiana

Nestled among the hills of Brown County and just before you get to the popular state park is Nashville, Indiana. It is home to artisans and craftsman who offer visitors an eclectic shopping experience within a pioneer setting. Here you can spend hours browsing through the art galleries, craft shops, boutiques and historic homes reminiscent of the early settlers of this area.

Tucked away in the corner of the village is the famous Brown County Inn. The Inn offers guests all the usual amenities, including features such as a pool, tennis courts, and children's playground. The resort itself is a reminder of days-gone-by as the main lobby reminds one of a pioneer's log cabin. My family stayed here during our visit and had an enjoyable experience.

The last evening of our stay, we dined at the Nashville House Restaurant located in the center of the historic village. It was the first hostelry in Brown County, built in 1859 during the Civil War. A fire tragically destroyed the original building in 1943, the Nashville House was lovingly rebuilt. The Old Country Store located inside the restaurant continues to draw scores of visitors and neighbors. It is a landmark renowned for savory home cooked meals, antiques and friendly, old-fashioned hospitality. (Source: browncountyinn.com)

We had some of the most delicious ribs, hams, and steaks served with baked apple butter and steamed vegetables. However, what I remember the most to this day are their fried biscuits. They are served with every meal and when you top them with apple butter, you will feel like you have died and gone to heaven.

For your own pleasure, I have included the recipe below. There are several versions out there for these biscuits, but I got this one from a friend of mine who brought them into work on occasion. You can enjoy these with a meal or as a snack with jam, applesauce or cheese. At lunch, they really make a simple garden salad seem like a feast! The recipe makes over five dozen biscuits, but they can be stored in the freezer for a couple of months without losing their wonderful, buttery flavor.

The Rollling Hills Of Indiana

The hills of Brown County Indiana are perfect for watching weather changes. Photo courtesy of Vortex Interactive, Z. Mendez
The hills of Brown County Indiana are perfect for watching weather changes. Photo courtesy of Vortex Interactive, Z. Mendez | Source

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Brown County State Park

When we lived in the midwest, one of our favorite jaunts was an afternoon in Brown County, which is located in southern Indiana. The area is popular with tourists, hikers, and native Indiana "Hoosiers" for its rustic beauty and charm, especially during the autumn.

The main attraction in Brown County is the State Park. Nicknamed the "Little Smokies" because of the area's resemblance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Brown County encompasses nearly 16,000 acres of rugged hills, ridges and fog-shrouded ravines. It is Indiana's largest state park with nearly 20 miles of tree-lined roads and many scenic vistas overlooking miles of uninterrupted forestland. (Source: in.gov/dnr/parklake/2988.htm)

My husband and I have hiked the trails of this park and I can attest that it offers challenging uphill and downhill paths in degrees of pleasure. It also has 70 miles of horse trails for those who wish to venture out alone, or to be lead by a park guide. If mountain biking is a thrill, then you will not be disappointed as you ride over and through the most hilly, narrow paths nature can provide.

Brown County State Park

The park is a popular tourist spot during the Fall season due to the colorful leaves that cover the rollling hills of Indiana.
The park is a popular tourist spot during the Fall season due to the colorful leaves that cover the rollling hills of Indiana. | Source

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4.9 stars from 13 ratings of Nashville House Fried Biscuit

Nashville House Fried Biscuit Recipe

Prep time: 1 hour 45 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 2 hours 10 min
Yields: Approximately 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 quart milk, or almond milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar, or turbinado sugar
  • 2 and 2/3 package dry yeast, or 1/6 cup yeast
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening, or pure lard
  • 6 teaspoons salt
  • 7 to 9 cups flour, all purpose (will vary with preference), or, whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup water (warm), or whole milk (optional: almond milk)

Visual Tour: Fried Biscuit Details

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This recipe makes a heap of golden brown biscuits! Freeze the extras individually in freezer bags or containers. Mix the dry ingredients well.  Let the yeast settle in a bowl of warm water. Incorporate the shortening into the dry ingredients. Adding the yeast will cause the mixture to bubble as it permeates the ingredients. Add a quart of milk gradually just before adding the yeast mixture. Knead the dough until it looks uniform and soft. Cover the bowl and let the dough rise in a warm area. When the dough has tripled in size, it will look extra puffy!Slice the dough into strips, and then cut the strips into biscuit size. Place the cut biscuits on floured pans while waiting to fry them. Fry the biscuits in shortening just over 350 degrees. Brown one side and then flip the biscuit (total time is about one minute for per biscuit) .The biscuits should be a light golden brown.
This recipe makes a heap of golden brown biscuits! Freeze the extras individually in freezer bags or containers.
This recipe makes a heap of golden brown biscuits! Freeze the extras individually in freezer bags or containers.
Mix the dry ingredients well.
Mix the dry ingredients well.
Let the yeast settle in a bowl of warm water.
Let the yeast settle in a bowl of warm water.
Incorporate the shortening into the dry ingredients.
Incorporate the shortening into the dry ingredients.
Adding the yeast will cause the mixture to bubble as it permeates the ingredients.
Adding the yeast will cause the mixture to bubble as it permeates the ingredients.
Add a quart of milk gradually just before adding the yeast mixture.
Add a quart of milk gradually just before adding the yeast mixture.
Knead the dough until it looks uniform and soft.
Knead the dough until it looks uniform and soft.
Cover the bowl and let the dough rise in a warm area.
Cover the bowl and let the dough rise in a warm area.
When the dough has tripled in size, it will look extra puffy!
When the dough has tripled in size, it will look extra puffy!
Slice the dough into strips, and then cut the strips into biscuit size.
Slice the dough into strips, and then cut the strips into biscuit size.
Place the cut biscuits on floured pans while waiting to fry them.
Place the cut biscuits on floured pans while waiting to fry them.
Fry the biscuits in shortening just over 350 degrees. Brown one side and then flip the biscuit (total time is about one minute for per biscuit) .
Fry the biscuits in shortening just over 350 degrees. Brown one side and then flip the biscuit (total time is about one minute for per biscuit) .
The biscuits should be a light golden brown.
The biscuits should be a light golden brown.

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, add yeast to water; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, and salt. Note: Start with 7 cups of flour for this portion of the recipe. Add additional flour to Step 3 as needed to make a smooth, pliable texture.
  3. Add the shortening to the dry ingredients. Mix by hand, or use a bread mixer (food processor will also work), until the mixture is integrated and looks mealy.
  4. Gradually pour the milk into this mixture. Mix until creamy.
  5. Add the yeast-water to the creamy mixture. Knead dough until it is soft and pulls away from the bowl.
  6. Cover the bowl, and place the dough in a warm area to rise. Note: Check on the dough every thirty minutes. When it has tripled in size you can begin to make the biscuits. Try not to let the dough rise too high.
  7. When the dough has risen, cut into strips. Cut each strip into biscuit size portions. Drop the biscuits into hot shortening (slightly hotter than 350 degrees)
  8. Fry the biscuits until they are a light golden brown, flipping them as each side browns. Total time is about one minute per biscuit.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 Biscuit
Calories 110
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Carbohydrates 13 g4%
Sugar 1 g
Protein 2 g4%
Cholesterol 3 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Back Home Again In Indiana

© 2012 Dianna Mendez

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      Joshua Nyamache 4 years ago from Kenya

      I'm just going to share this recipe with my friend who loves baking. The golden brown color makes me feel hungry at this moment.

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      teaches12345, this particular area of Indiana looks lovely, especially the park. I have to tell you that a biscuit over here is basically a cookie (we just use a different word) so I'm not sure what to expect with the consistency of these biscuits of yours. They look a bit like unsugared donuts don't they? I love the sound of apple butter :o) Isn't it great to be telling me about something unique to your part of the world and have me wishing I was in Indiana trying one? Great photos Dianna and thanks for such an interesting hub (though it did make me hungry!)

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      the girls 4 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      A trip to memory lane! I can smell the biscuits cooking. I would love to visit the quaint shops in Nashville :-)

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      What a delightful hub. I have never heard of Nashville, Indiana or these biscuits. Thanks for the recipe sharing. Excellent hub all around, especially to make one hungry this early morning!

      Voted way up God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Donna Kristine 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Great recipe - can't wait to try it. Voted up!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      I have pinned yet another recipe from you that is now calling me to try. Thank you seriously Dianna and loved the background information as well. Great job and have of course voted up much and shared all over too :)

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Brilliant and another for me to save also and thank you so much for sharing.

      Here's to so many more to come.

      Eddy.

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      RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

      A lovely look at your home state's Nashville! You've made me want to pack up and drive out there before fall is over. One day… :) This is a place to plan to visit, not just drive through! The recipe looks fabulous, btw.

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      Kaili Bisson 4 years ago from Canada

      Hello teaches. What a lovely Hub. Your home state is one of the very few in the U.S. I have not visited yet, and the park sounds like a lovely spot. And you just know I will try these biscuits :-)

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      Marisa Hammond Olivares 4 years ago from Texas

      LOVED this line, "mostly farmers who have kneaded the bread basket of our country." My dad grew up on a farm in Ohio and I was always fascinated by the stories he and my grandmother would tell. Although I have my artsy metro side, I do believe I would enjoy the farm life....most definitely the cooking! ha! The town of Nashville sounds like a great place to visit, the flower covered path is truly inviting. Ok, the biscuits, YUM! Biscuits are great and then fried? Oh my! I think I'll need to try one of these during my lifetime. Hmmmm I'm with RTalloni, I'm ready to pack up and visit. Great hub, enjoyed. Cheers! MO

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      Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

      I love this hub. There is a state farm named Hueston Woods Pioneer Farm just a few miles from where I grew up. It is beautiful. I also love the recipe. Do you mind if I print this hub out? I have been asking to print out recipes lately because I am not a very good cook, but am trying to get better.

      Voted up.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I have led such a sheltered life! I have never had a fried biscuit. Sigh!

      Great info and you might have sold me on the biscuits.

      Peace to you my friend,

      bill

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      A hearty Thank you and warm Hello's to:

      Nyamache,

      Jools,

      The Girls,

      Faith,

      Kristine,

      Janine,

      Eddy,

      RTalloni,

      Kaili,

      Miss Olive,

      Michele, and

      Bill!

      If you ever get a chance to visit this area, you must try the fried biscuits. I have to force myself to two--- sigh! If you are ever down my way, I will gladly bake up a batch for you, fresh. Love your comments, sharing on your experience on country/farm living. Michele, when i lived in Ohio, Hueston Woods was a popular family vacation spot. Jools, you can powder these and they would be pretty close to pastry donuts. Thanks all for your support and encouragement. Blessings!

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Oh boy do these look good and what an interesting place to visit. I love towns like this with history. Great hub!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Glimmer, these are my favorite biscuit, but I have to limit myself when we do make a batch. This town is a great place to visit, lots to do and see! Take care and stay safe out there.

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      Linda Crampton 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I've never eaten fried biscuits before, but these look delicious, Dianna! I love the thought of eating them with applesauce. I enjoyed the description of Indiana, too. It sounds like a lovely state.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Alicia, these biscuits are so light and buttery, similar to donuts, but without the sugar. Glad you enjoyed reading about Indiana. I am kind of partial to the state. :) Take are and enjoy your evening.

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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      They look just as you described, like fried donuts as I have seen those fried by my mother so many years so i know they would be sooo good and I have never had fried biscuits either. I wouldn't have something like this real often but it is great to save for a special treat for company or a snowed in award, which should be coming due real soon. Thanks for sharing!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Jackie, you are correct; they are not something to serve often, but for special events or company. If you do have a storm, these would be good to make as comfort food. Be safe and well.

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      drbj and sherry 4 years ago from south Florida

      That heap of golden brown biscuits looks very tasty, and so is your description of Nashville, Indiana and the Brown County area, Dianna. I plan to remember your promise if I ever find myself nearby.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Dr BJ, I would enjoy having some fried biscuits with a good friend any day. Thanks for your support, your comments are always encouraging. Take care.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for the tour and more importantly the recipe. I'm sorry. I am a real biscuit freak.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mhatter, well, I guess there are worse things to be sorry for these days! I am also guilty of over indulging in these wonderful bits of heaven on earth. Enjoyed your visit. Stay safe and well, friend.

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      With thanksgiving around the corner...I might just surprise my friends with this recipe.

      Thanks dianna

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      alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA

      That looks delicious and not too bad on the calories if you just eat one. But I probably would gorge myself on them. Great pics to accompany the hub. Voting this Up and Useful.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Ruchira, this would make a really nice treat at Thanksgiving. Glad you liked the idea. Stay safe and well.

      Alocsin, I have had way too many already and am hitting the gym all this week! Thanks for the generous support. Be well and strong.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Indiana seems to be a wonderful place. The farms and all the celebrations that you have mentioned sounds awesome. The biscuit recipe is great - delicious!! Enjoyed reading your hub and thank you for sharing this with us. Voted up interesting and awesome.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks for your generous reflection of the hub, Vellur. I miss the fall season back home and writing about it makes me feel connected. Enjoy your weekend, dear one.

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      ignugent17 4 years ago

      Wow! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I think I can follow the steps and the ingredients are easy to find.

      Voted up and useful. :-)

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      Christy Birmingham 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Mmm fresh biscuits! You explain the recipe well for novices like me :) Vote up and sharing too.

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      Mary Wickison 4 years ago from Brazil

      The biscuits sound tasty, as does the apple butter.

      I have never been to Indiana but both of my parents were from there. They too missed it.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Ignugent, I am sure that you can do this, you are talented! Hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

      Christy, I just had one yesterday with fresh apple butter -- yum! Thanks for stopping by -- great to see you.

      Blond Logic, good to know there are other people from Indiana who miss it. It is such a large, open expanse of space with very little between -- but it is home. Enjoyed your visit!

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      Dreamer at heart 4 years ago from Northern California

      Now that the cooler weather has arrived I think it is about time to bake some bread. This recipe sounds tasty though I likely would only need to make half the recipe. Can it be cooked in vegetable oil like crisco?

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      Teaches, at first I thought you meant Nashville, Tenn. It sounds much like the southern biscuits us old boys below Mason and Dixon like our biscuits, too. I have always been a biscuit hound, since my grandma made the best in the world, way back when. Thanks for this great write. who

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Star, absolultely cook it in vegetable oil. That is what we use - crisco or sunflower are good choices. I think making half the recipe is a better idea indeed! Enjoy.

      Whonu, I hear you -- lived in Virginia and biscuits were part of every meal, almost. Glad you enjoyed the post. We'll have to go have a biscuit for dinner!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Being English I get so confused with the American idea of biscuits! lol! to us a biscuit is what you calll a cookie, but these seem more like bread rolls? actually thinking about it, I remember having a friend years ago from jamaica, and they fried them like this, they called them jonny cakes, so maybe something similar? either way sounds yummy! lol!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Nell, these are similar to bread rolls, but they have a slightly firm crust that defines them as a biscuit. I think jonny cakes are made with cornbread, but they are along the same line of bread recipes. Glad you like them. Enjoy your day!

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      I am going to share this recipe with my wife, i am sure i am going to enjoy the fresh hot biscuits tomorrow... thanks Dianna.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Girish, I am thrilled to know how much you like this recipe. Enjoy them with jam and tea!

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      lindacee 4 years ago from Southern Arizona

      Southern Indiana is such a wonderful place to visit. I had the opportunity (many years ago) to go there at the peak of fall color. Absolutely beautiful. I love new bread recipes! These fried biscuits kind of remind me of beignets. Can't wait to try the recipe. Thanks, teaches!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Linda, fall is the best time of year to be in Indiana. I love the changing of the leaves and the crisp cool weather, I don't know what beignets are, but they must be really good if they are like fried biscuits. Thanks for coming by here today. Enjoy your weekend.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I had no idea there was a Nashville in Indiana. I wonder how that got by me. Not a shocker, since a lot goes over my head. Yummy biscuits, never had one. Never been on a farm either, except a petting zoo. Oh my, I've been sheltered. Haha! ;)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Linda, Nashville, Indiana is a small gem in the midwest. People come from all over the world to this pioneer village. It is a great place to spend a weekend. The biscuits are wonderful, but addicting. I have to quit eating them... too rich. The petting zoo is plenty of farm experience for anyone! Thanks for visiting. Take care.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      I enjoyed reading this Hub about a Nashville I didn't know existed and how to make fried biscuits! Got to try to make these.

      I voted this UP, etc.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mary, I don't have them often, but fried biscuits are a real treat with apple butter or a little cheese. Good to see you this evening, take care and enjoy your weekend.!

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      Rema T V 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      Thanks for a very interesting recipe Dianna. Looks very rich and tasty! Will definitely try making them. Cheers, Rema.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Remaniki, I hope you like them. They are a little on the extra calorie menu, but still very enjoyable when you can have them with a meal on occasion. Take care, dear lady.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 4 years ago from West Virginia

      Teaches, very cool article!! Great on the recipe and I also enjoyed reading about Nashville, Indiana. I love biscuits and gravy. You can't never go wrong with great biscuits:) Being from WV, I can appreciate the fall beauty. Would really enjoy the nature there and horse trails. Voting this up and all across but funny. 5 stars and shared. Great info as always Teaches. Enjoy your weekend and see you soon.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I remember having really great biscuits & gravy for breakfast when we lived in Virginia. Throw a little salty ham on the plate and brown beans to make the morning flow well. Glad you came by here, Lyric, always good to see you. Take care and we'll talk again soon. Blessings!

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Cheers to this very wonderful hub! very great article to read

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Unknown, I thank you for coming by and was delighted you did!

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      kelleyward 4 years ago

      This hub has everything. A great story, nice pictures, detailed information about the place you stayed. I love how you combined all these elements in this delicious looking recipe. Voted up, awesome, and shared. Kelley

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Kelley, your comments are generous. I was missing my old home and wanted to share some of the highlights. Your visit is appreciated and valued. Enjoy your day. Be blessed!

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Thanks for sharing this informative hub about Nashville, Indiana. The Brown County State Park appears a very beautiful and tranquil tourist place. The biscuits look super cool and nice to have a no bake biscuit recipe.

      Voted up, interesting and shared.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks for coming by here, Rajan. Brown County is a rural area that holds a lot of beautiful hills to explore. Yes, it is a different recipe and quicker to make since you don't have to bake it.

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      The biscuits look awesome, and the hub is beautiful, too, as you use so many useful elements. Incredible job!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by, Victoria. If you ever get a chance, you must stop by this place and try the biscuits. Have a great week.

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      Terrye Toombs 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Teaches, these look heavenly! Saving this recipe to make for the Holidays. YUM!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Glad you like the biscuits, Terrye. They would go good with a thanksgivings meal. Enjoy!

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      priya 4 years ago

      Great to ready this recipe am going to try this

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Priyakamera, I am glad you liked the recipe idea. It has a great buttery flavor and one that I cannot resist when it comes to dinnertime. Thanks for coming by for a visit.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Loved reading this hub. Your memories of walking freshly tilled fields looking for arrowheads made me think of Wisconsin where we could do the same thing. Brown County State Park looks lovely. The fried biscuits must taste a bit like fried donuts I am guessing. Up, useful and interesting votes.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I have been to Wisconsin and I do believe it is a mirror of Indiana. Lovely place, especially loved the cheese curds! The fried biscuits are similar to a donut without the extra sugar and glaze. Thank you for visiting, Peggy. Enjoy our holiday celebrations.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      They look really delicious but I wonder why they call them biscuits, as the inside is so soft. I could eat 5 of them in a go. lol. Ok.... maybe 3. :-)

      Thanks for the Recipe.

      Happy Thanksgiving.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Lady E, it is really easy to eat five as they are fluffy and buttery. We only make them on occasion for this reason. Thanks for your visit here and hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful.

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      An engaging hub filled with warm memories, a tasty recipe, detailed instructions and clear step by step photos! I learnt more about your homeplace thanks to your eloquent narration. This recipe slightly resembles one particular Indian sweet of my home-state by the name of inippu-paniyaram in terms of look and texture. But they differ in terms of ingredients and taste. Way to go!

      Thanks for SHARING. Useful, Awesome & Interesting. Voted up, pinned & shared

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      Linda Crist 4 years ago from Central Virginia

      I love that you incorporated family history, travel, and a great recipe all in one hub. The fried biscuits sound wonderful. One of the local restaurants in my area serves a fried biscuit with honey and I could eat a ton of them while they are still warm. Not good for the diet. :-) I am saving this recipe though. Thanks for sharing so much!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Ishawary, they may be similar in taste - such a small world isn't it? I would love to taste one of the inippu-paniyarams, they sound interesting. Thanks for the comment on the post and your support. You enjoy your evening and weekend, friend.

      Lrc, you are so right - these biscuits served warm with honey are so addicting! I can only imagine how much you must also resist that temptation! Thanks for coming by and adding to the conversation. Have a great weekend. dear one.

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      anuramkumar 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      I just loved this recipe. Am going to try it out this weekend. Thnx for the wonderful recipe.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I am glad you stopped by Anuramkumar. I hope you find them easy to make and enjoy with a bit of honey or applesauce.

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      your recipe is so good. just by the look of it, mouthwatering and so delicious. wished i could make one as good as this.

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      AudraLeigh 4 years ago

      Did I ever tell you that I LOVE Biscuits!!!!!! I am not a foodie, but hunger for those I saw in your picture! I showed Micah your hub. He is originally from Bloomington. I think you are so great at outlining and formatting your hubs!!! I am pinning this recipe!!!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Unknown, glad you liked the recipe. The biscuits are pretty good.

      Audra, I'll bet Micah knows where this place is at in Indiana. I do have passion for biscuits, they are like fluffy edible pillows. Thanks for the feedback on the post, good to know they are attractive for readers. Take care and enjoy your week. Blessings.

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      Indiana history, state parks, beautiful photos topped with a great recipe! This is a truly enticing hub teaches, it has all the makings of a follow-up movie ;) Loved it!

      Voted up, useful, and interesting.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Tillsontitan, I appreciate your witty comment - if only it was movie making material! Thanks for stopping here today. I love your visits and always enjoy seeing you.

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      PurvisBobbi44 4 years ago from Florida

      I can believe that you miss being there---looking arrowheads is something I did as a child growing up in the country. What wonderful childhood memories a lot of us share.

      Now I am hungry for some biscuits---the picture looks so wonderful.

      Thanks for the interesting journey and sharing some of the good times.

      Bobbi Purvis

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Bobbi, I love biscuits -- fried are the best kind, but have to limit myself to two. Thanks for coming by here and for your positive comment. Enjoy your weekend, friend.

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      And now a new place I've never heard of before! Nashville, Indiana! How interesting and it definitely looks lovely, state park and all. Those biscuits sound delicious and I have a feeling there'll be a lot of biscuits frying very sooon.

      Voted up, useful, and interesting.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Tillsontitan, I can't make this recipe too often as I overindulge in them. Glad you enjoyed the tour and the recipe idea. Have a wonderful week, dear friend.

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      Renee FL 3 years ago

      I was thinking about these biscuits a few days ago and decided to search for the recipe. Almost 10 years ago I moved to Florida from Indianapolis so I'm very familiar with fried biscuits, and those from Brown County are nothing like canned biscuits! Break one open and watch the steam escape, slather it with a little butter and lots of apple butter....I miss them terribly! For the first time I'll try them with some homemade peach butter, a recipe I've made several times, but apple butter will be present as well. I'm going to try and make some for a family & friends get-together in October. It will surely bring back memories for the family and our non-Hoosier friends will learn something about our food.

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      Emily 3 years ago

      The biscuits sounds amazing. But what is BAKED apple butter? How is is made differently from regular applebutter. Where can I get THAT recipe?!

      Susan

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Wow, this is embarrassing for me. I didn't get these notifications on a timely basis. I am so thankful for the wonderful support. Thank you, Renee and Emily. I am so glad that someone else has experienced those wonderful biscuits. I do miss them as well. Emily, I believe the apple butter is baked on the meal itself in the oven? I only eat it, it's wonderful!

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      Renee_FL 3 years ago

      Emily, baked apple butter is prepared in the oven. The process includes baking the apples until soft; processing them through a food mill; adding all the good things that give the apples the wonderful apple butter flavor; and then back into the oven for a final bake. Most recipes use apple cider, spices, and sugar. The one my mom used had cinnamon candies and sugar, but not cider. I've seen many variations, even one that uses a slow cooker rather than the oven. Do some searching and see what you can find.

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Thank you, Renee, for this information. I can see how baking the apples provides a better texture and taste for meals. We are now more educated.

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      dearabbysmom 3 years ago from Indiana

      Wow, thank you for a trip back to childhood. I grew up in Central Indiana, and a trip to Nashville was always arranged for fall, when the leaves were so beautiful. A highlight of that trip would be dinner at the Nashville House, and really, the fried biscuits were all I remembered! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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      Victoria Van Ness 3 years ago from Prescott Valley

      I have heard about these wonderful delicacies but have never experienced one. This recipe looks amazing! I'm going to have to give it a shot!

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Dearabbysmom, glad you could relate to these wonderful morsels of bread. I can't stop eating them once I start. Enjoy your week, dear lady.

      VVanNess, you will enjoy this warm soft biscuits. Glad you stopped by for a visit. Be safe and well.

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Dearabbysmom, glad you could relate to these wonderful morsels of bread. I can't stop eating them once I start. Enjoy your week, dear lady.

      VVanNess, you will enjoy this warm soft biscuits. Glad you stopped by for a visit. Be safe and well.

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      ologsinquito 3 years ago from USA

      This is a nice article. I bet you had a wonderful time with your sisters at that reunion. This part of Indiana looks lovely, especially the shots of that large state park. Voted up and shared.

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Ologsinquito, we did enjoy a wonderful time together, especially having those yummy treats. The park is a lovely place to hike and enjoy the outdoors. Have a wonderful week, dear friend.

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      Twila 2 years ago

      You must eat them with apple butter. It is a must.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I just got a jar of apple butter and now I will have to make a batch of rolls to go with it. Thanks for the idea. Enjoy your week, Twila

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      Audrey Hunt 2 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      There are so many friends to share this recipe with. I'd best get started. Lovely hub my friend. Enjoyed learning about Nashville, Indiana.

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      Dianna Mendez 21 months ago

      Vocal, thanks for your comment on this simple but so rich biscuit recipe. I know I can't eat just one! Blessings!

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      Audrey Howitt 21 months ago from California

      This is just right up my alley--I love this and have to try it!

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      Dianna Mendez 21 months ago

      I do love these fried biscuits, Audrey. I have to limit myself to two to stay fit. Some days, I just go ahead and have a few more! Thanks for stopping by, dear lady.

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      Audrey Hunt 3 weeks ago from Nashville Tn.

      Well I just learned that Nashville, Tn. also shares it's name with Indiana. :) Tempting recipe you've shared here and I'll be singing in the kitchen as I gather up ingredients for these biscuits!

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