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WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 11, 2019
“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
– Thomas Jefferson
Southern Buttermilk Biscuits
- 2 cups Southern all-purpose flour (White Lily or other brand), plus more for kneading
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. fine sea salt
- ¼ cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces and chilled
- ¾ to 1 cup buttermilk
- Begin by preheating your oven to 500°F. Use a rimmed baking sheet with a nonstick, silicone baking sheet lining the pan.
- Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Cut the butter into the dry mixture using two knives or a pastry cutter. Once the contents in the bowl resemble coarse meal, pour in the buttermilk and mix until it’s just combined. You don’t want to overwork it.
- Begin by lightly kneading the dough on a sparsely floured surface. Keep turning the dough; do this about 8 times. You don’t want to knead for too long, or you’ll overwork the dough. Lightly flour a rolling pin, then roll the dough to ½-inch thick. Cut the biscuits with a 2¼-inch round cutter dipped in flour. Be sure to press the biscuit cutter straight down (avoid twisting it). This way, the biscuits will rise evenly while baking.
- Arrange the biscuits on the baking sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Look for a golden-brown color. Cool on a rack and serve the biscuits warm with plenty of butter and honey.
Recipe adapted from Southern Kitchen
Putt Like the Pros
|Next time you’re at your local course, take a glance at the putting green, and you’ll see an infinite number of different putting styles. Even with the “pros,” you’ll see thousands of different grips, stances, and even, putters. It’s natural to wonder why anyone putts the way they do with the “flat stick.”
That’s where the basics of great putting come into play.
Beginning line control: the position of your eyes and your ability to see a straight line when you look at the intended target.
Control your speed: speed issues plague every golfer, regardless of their experience level, and improving your speed control may lead to massive improvements in your score.
Read the green: the correct read for any given putt can be variable based on a combination of start line and speed.
Master these putting elements, and your score is sure to drop.
Tip courtesy of Brandon Stooksbury, PGA | Golf Tips Magazine
You’re a Natural Beauty
|Beauty products can be a source of toxic chemicals in your home you may not have thought about. Minimize the toxins with DIY, natural formulas to replace some of the products you’re using. Here are a few you can make with items you may already have:
Apple Cider Vinegar (to clarify your hair)
Honey Face Mask
Deep-Conditioning Hair Treatment
Tips adapted from Thank Your Body
Invisible Water Waste
|Food waste is often connected to water waste. That’s because producing, processing, and transporting our food requires a lot of water. Animals and crops need water to survive, so their water footprint is an important consideration when using the products they yield. Here are a few hypothetical examples to consider:
Tip adapted from Cape Chameleon
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