We need to take care of ourselves, too! We've got delicious and easy recipes, the latest fashion and home decor trends, health topics that impact every woman and so much more. So grab a cup of coffee and dig in.
It truly takes a village to raise a child, and we're here for you! Link up with a community of moms just like you and learn about fabulous events in your area plus amazing product giveaways, discounts and more!
Occasionally when someone has a tummy ache in our house, I head to the store and pick up some 7-Up or Sprite. It just settles those little
tummies so quickly.
Of course, we’re not big soda drinkers around here, so I always
have some left over and since I hate to waste it, I turn to the next morning’s
I know, you’re thinking that soda for breakfast sounds a little
nuts, but wait! Have you heard of the wondrous 7-Up Biscuits? They’re the most
soft and tender biscuits I’ve ever made and I’ve made a lot of dang biscuits in
The dough, while very soft, is pretty easy to work with. I’ve
never had a bad batch, and rumor has it, these taste a lot like the biscuits
you get from KFC. I don’t know about you, but we love KFC’s biscuits!
I like to doctor my biscuits up a bit with some shredded
cheddar and crispy bacon. If a plain biscuit with butter is good, a biscuit
topped with cheese and bacon can only be better, right? That’s how my mind
Photograph by Karly Campbell
RECIPE: Bacon Cheddar 7-Up Biscuits
yield: 8-10 biscuits
● 2 cups baking mix, such as Bisquick
● ½ cup sour cream
● ½ cup 7-Up or other lemon lime flavored clear soda
● ¼ cup melted butter
● ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
● 6 slices bacon
● 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
1. Heat the oven to 450 degrees.
2. Add the butter to a large, deep cast iron skillet or
cake pan and place in the oven to melt. Do not let the butter burn.
3. While the oven is heating, place a medium skillet over
medium heat. Chop the bacon into bite sized pieces and fry until crisp. Drain
on a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
4. Use a pastry cutter or your fingers to stir together
the baking mix and sour cream until the mix is fully incorporated with the sour
5. Use a wooden spoon to stir the soda into the mixture.
The dough will be very soft and wet.
6. Sprinkle extra baking mix or flour over a clean work
surface and turn the dough out. Pat into a 1 inch thick circle.
7. Use a biscuit cutter or clean glass to cut the
8. Carefully transfer the biscuits to the prepared pan
with the melted butter.
9. Sprinkle with the cheese and bacon.
for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown on top.
from the oven and sprinkle with the Parmesan.