Wednesday, November 23, 2011

In the Kitchen...

Hey guys, I'm in the kitchen today...making sweet potato pie, pineapple upside down cake and peach cobbler...I'm gonna need a new pair of stretch pants...Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and Mini and I have so much to be thankful for...this time last year Mini was going into transplant...So we are ready for a little family time and good food...

Check out this video I came across on Youtube of the R&B singer, Shanice and her family making a sweet potato pie...hilarious...You may recognize some of the famous people around her dining room table...

...and just in case you wanna make one the right way for your family...here's a pretty easy recipe...

A sweet potato pie recipe, made with butter and sweet potatoes, along with vanilla and cinnamon.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces butter, softened
  • 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 small can (5 ounces, about 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons) evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 prepared pie shells, unbaked

Preparation:

Mix butter, potatoes, sugar and evaporated milk until well blended. Add vanilla, eggs, and cinnamon; mix well. Pour into the prepared pie shells. Bake in a 350° oven for about 1 hour, until set.
Makes 2 pies.

5 comments:

  1. Happy Holiday to you and Mini!
    I copied your sweet potato "after Thanksgiving pie recipe" However, I made little tarts in pans I got from William Sonoma!!! Came out Swimingly!! Thanks.....
    blessings
    Laurie

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  2. Oh, Misspretty...thanks for letting me know you enjoyed the recipe...and you did a remix...I like it...

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  3. oh I like the mini pie idea! I just may try that!

    Enjoyed that video. So cute! they remind me of my family when we all get together.

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  4. shanice is working those pants and boots!

    nice video. mmmm...sweets...

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  5. Man O'Man where is she & Flex these days? That little boy looks like mike j! All that hair (wig?) and the lil lady is already sangin'

    Wishing you & Mini a very WARM holiday season!
    Blessings.....

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