Sweet Potato and Saffron Biscuits

My husband jokes that biscuits are my nemesis. I must have tried to make them a dozen times with a bunch of different recipes and they always come out denser and flatter than I have hoped. I attribute this to my genes being totally devoid of any “Southerness.” However, I finally had success with this recipe despite it being more complicated than plain biscuits due to the addition of sweet potatoes. Perhaps I have lived in Florida long enough where the Southern has rubbed off on me. Does Miami count as the south?

So why sweet potato and saffron? Because my husband would be freaked out by sweet potatoes so I thought I would blame the yellow-y orange color on saffron but I don’t think he bought it. Either way, a pinch of saffron can’t hurt right.

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Easy Apple Tart

This apple tart is super simple to make and sometimes simple is better. Instead of making tart dough I used a frozen sheet of puff pastry (you will notice a theme with this I love frozen puff pastry). But of course you could make your own or use pie crust. You only need a few ingredients: puff pastry, lemon, sugar, apples, butter, and jelly/jam. I made this with ingredients I had on hand when I saw a few apples staring at me day after day in the fridge.

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