Sausage and Biscuits with Gravy
For the biscuits
2 1/2 cups flour
4 tablespoons dry butter milk
3 tablespoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
7 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cup of milk ( if you want to go all the way, mix 50% milk 50% heavy cream
Mix all dry ingredients / add the butter and use your hands to mix till chunky/ dry look. Add the milk and mix till a very soft and somewhat sticky dough- you may need a little more or little less milk.
Preheat over to 450
Butter the base of a baking pan and use your hands to divide the mix into 13/15 portions ( keep natural looking to have rough edges all around - don't roll into balls).
For the sauce
Slice an onion thinly and sauté with a splash of olive oil in a medium sauce pot. Cook till onion is very soft. Add about a two of sausage meat and continue cooking until meat is cooked through. Add about 2-3 cups of heavy cream and season with salt/pepper and a touch of cayenne pepper. Reduce to a somewhat thick sauce and add a splash of worcestershire sauce. Taste for seasonings.
For the poached eggs
Fill a frying pan up with water and some salt . Bring to a low boil . Gently break the eggs in the water not to break the yolk and poach about 4 min. Scoop the eggs using a large plastic spoon with holes.
When serving, break a biscuit in half using your hands, place the bottom part on a serving dish, add the poached egg, a good amount of sausage sauce and top with the top part of the biscuit. See photo.