11.20.2006

Sweet Potato Delirium

I am beside myself with excitement about Thanksgiving. Because I love sweet potatoes. More than any sane, stable person could possibly imagine, I am wild about sweet potatoes.

This year, they will undergo the following process:
Peel, cut and boil SPs.
Mash SPs.
Add 1 eggs, a dash of milk, and a couple drops of vanilla.
Squash into a cassarole dish.

Chop pecans (or walnuts).
Mix in melted butter and brown sugar.
Spread atop the mashed SPs.

Bake at 350 until the topping bubbles a bit.

WOOO-HOOO!!!! YAY!!!!

PS-- As you bounce through the Rev Gal blogs this week, don't to comment! This is, after all, delurking week!

12 comments:

  1. Anonymous6:47 PM

    oh YUM!!! That's it. I am making my sw.p's like that. Beloved bearded spouse and I will LOVE them and everyone else will have to have seconds on stuffing! :)
    deb

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  2. I love sweet potatoes, too. The first year we were married I made them with great gusto as we hosted my in-laws. Ahem. Dearly beloved forgot to tell me that they didn't eat sweet potatoes. Perhaps he thought that it might have precluded the marriage. Perhaps he would have been right.

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  3. Randi Jo11:50 PM

    I am very familiar with sweet potatoe fever, except in my soon to be little family, it is all-year 'round. My frisbee swinging man actually likes those lovely golden tubers without the extra sweet stuff like marshmellows.
    Other sweet potatoe recipies can be found at http://www.geocities.com/joncoole/main/sweetpotatoes.html.
    I highly suggest the quesadillas!
    Smiles,
    Randi Jo

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  4. Mr. M9:02 AM

    POTATOES!!!!

    I am looking forward to these tasty spuds myself. Enjoyed them the first time I had 'em, gonna enjoy them this time also!

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  5. Hello! Just participating in the delurkage. Also, you're making me hungry.

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  6. Anonymous7:01 PM

    Love me some sweet taters! I eat them all year long; in burritos, in pie, just baked out of the oven! But never with marshmallows on top! Your recipe sounds like what my Mom always makes for Thanksgiving- YUM!

    Enjoy!

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  7. Just stopped in to say hello. And I love sweet potatoes, too.

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  8. mmm... sweet potatoes!

    Happy Thanksgiving! And happy "De-Lurking Week"!

    By the way -- I really appreciated the comment you left on my blog a little while ago. Thanks.

    Natalie

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  9. Anonymous11:08 PM

    ...who knew there'd be such a fuss about spuds...i don't care for my p's to be sweet...

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  10. Delurking...I have to admit that I prefer winter squash to sweet potatoes. Maybe it's an Upper Midwest thing.

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  11. Hello!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I finally updated it with not just 1 but 2 entries.

    I'm so excited to hear that you're in The Process! Best wishes and many prayers as you walk this path and see where it might lead...

    :-)

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