History: Beaten biscuits originated in Virginia and traveled across the mountains to Kentucky and then south to Maryland. Chuck wagon cooks also made them, recruiting a gullible new cowhand for help. They were considered the pride of the South, and in earlier days no Southern hostess would fail to offer these at any and all times of the day They are one of the delicious hot breads that have made Southern cooks famous They were basically considered an upper-class status symbol dish that depended on a lot of labor. Making the beaten biscuits was the daily duty of the plantation cook.
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