I ran across a blog post I really liked the other day about miracles by emettruth.

In Jewish tradition, the word we translate “miracle” is nes. A nes is a sign, like a flag, waiving above a building or a marker, drawing your attention to something special.

I thought about the idea of miracles as flag posts or markers of the special things in our lives and as I looked at my life, I saw a lot of miracles. What if you saw everything special in your life as a miracle? How would that make you feel about your life? Play with the idea and see what happens.

Now for something totally different. I found this fabulous recipe for Angel Biscuits on a blog called Please Pass the Pie.

If you have an angel recipe, please pass it along.

Angel Biscuits

As the name implies, angel biscuits are light and fluffy, and they get that way with yeast.  Be warned, the yeast needs a little time to work, so plan ahead.

I made these to go along with a soup we had last week, but they also make a swell breakfast.  I recommend a little peach butter.  Or regular butter.  That’s good, too.

This recipe comes from an old issue of Cooking Light, submitted by reader Linda Turner in Springfield, Mo. 

Angel Biscuits

  • 1  package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1/2  cup  warm water (105° to 115°)
  • 5  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  cup  sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  vegetable shortening
  • 2  cups  low-fat buttermilk
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

Dissolve yeast in warm water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes.

Combine the dry ingredients (flour through salt) in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add yeast mixture and buttermilk; stir just until moist. Cover and chill 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface; knead lightly 5 times. Roll dough to a 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 3-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Brush melted margarine over biscuit tops. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until golden.

With love and aloha,

Angels are everywhere just open your mind and your heart to the signs.

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