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Menu Ideas for Regional Favorites – Southeast: Baking Biscuits

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Last Published: 10/24/2017

Menu Ideas for Regional Favorites – Southeast: Baking Biscuits

The southern United States is famous for a number of culinary classics, none more popular than the region’s homemade biscuits.

A staple at breakfast, lunch and dinner, biscuits perform many roles, from being a center-of-the-plate showcase (biscuits & gravy) to serving as the perfect accompaniment to a hearty breakfast. Biscuits are a quintessential part of southern living and a must-have for residents and visitors alike.

NEW TWISTS ON A REGIONAL FAVORITE:

  • What do you get when you cross a biscuit and a donut? A bonut of course. One inventive culinarian created the bonut as a tribute to his two favorite items. Stuffed with lemon curd and whipped mascarpone filling, the bonut is topped with berry compote making it a truly irresistible treat.
  • Variety is the spice of life. Restaurants in the region have decided to stay true to the biscuit’s heritage, but accentuate its appeal by creating a variety of flavor profiles. One popular biscuit location offers 11 signature biscuits, including one that is made with bacon, guacamole, fried green tomato and a special sauce.
  • Stuffed and ready to go. While biscuits are delicious on their own, a few food operators have discovered that this Southern classic takes on a whole new dimension when fried and stuffed with sweet and savory fillings.

Entegra Procurement Services regularly publishes blog posts on food trends and innovations in food services. Entegra is more than a group purchasing organization (GPO): Our team of procurement specialists implement strategic sourcing to bring the most value to your business. We help our clients, in many segments ranging from the healthcare supply chain to restaurant supply, to cut costs and consolidate their portfolios.

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