When it comes to baking, for me, sweet is easier. The sweet flavor combinations come to me easier: cinnamon + apples; brown butter + sweet potato; chocolate + graham crackers. All of that makes complete sense.
Sweet. Potato. Biscuits. I need them in my life way more often. Growing up in Charleston, you would think that these were on the menu all the time. But I honestly don’t ever recall my grandmother making sweet potato biscuits. Sweet Potato Pie- definitely! Sweet Potato Biscuit- Nope. When my bestie got married in Charleston almost 9 years ago she served sweet potato biscuits at her reception. I can’t remember anything else about the food at the wedding, but those Sweet Potato Biscuits were everything. …
These are the best biscuits in the world. They aren’t made with buttermilk or even butter. These are the best biscuits because they are the ones my grandma made for me growing up in her tiny Ladson, South Carolina kitchen. When I was maybe 8 or 9 years old we moved in with my grandma. I would come home from school and she would be in the kitchen making dinner– usually stewed chicken with carrots and potatoes, white rice, and if she had time, biscuits. She made dinner every single day and my cousins (who were much older) would drop by from whatever they were doing and grab a plate of food….
Charleston Girl. Runner (power walker is probably more accurate) Baker. Lawyer. Mama.