Author Archives: tawannapatrice

About tawannapatrice

...a native south floridian, i am an artisan baker, personal caterer, and sarcastic demented librarian chick who finds life unbearable without immersing yourself in your true passions…

Sweet Potato Biscuits have redemptive properties

Sweet. Potato. Biscuits. There is nothing much to say about the amazing biscuits that is not said in their name – Sweet Potato Biscuits. I am not a fan of biscuits… and yes, I was born and raised in the … Continue reading

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Still Eating Salads…. all year ’round

This summer, I became the owner of a beautiful 5 pound 14 ounce butternut squash… from a volunteer effort organized by my sorority. Planted during the summer months at the Habesha Community Garden in Atlanta, the squash vine took on … Continue reading

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Sweet and Salty and Savory and Autumn – finally.

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a new blog… but we shouldn’t dwell on this fact. Let’s instead dwell on the fact that autumn weather has finally arrived in south Florida and, finally, nearing the end of October, we are … Continue reading

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I remember Spring

Sweat dripping down my back at 7a in the morning while watering my garden indicates that summer is in full swing. However, I refuse to miss the delicate and yummy foods that herald in spring in lieu of the full-blown … Continue reading

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Otherworldly experiences…just in time for Hallowe’en – No tricks allowed

After a few conversations with different people in the course of a week, I concluded that the heavens were telling me to create this dish. Yep, that is my story, I am sticking to it, and, after you try this … Continue reading

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Green Chile-Tomatillo Braised Pork Roast… welcome Fall!

So… after a lengthy hiatus for the summer, I have been fretting over which recipe would be the first out of the gate to share for the start of Fall.  Awww Fall… welcome back my cooler- weather, braise-loving, comforting-love, soup-slurping … Continue reading

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Irish simplicity – Colcannon

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! For the festivities… I offer a recipe for something quick, simple, and deliciously filling side dish – Colcannon. This dish is quick because you can make it in less than 25 minutes (10 minutes if you … Continue reading

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