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's a pretty easy recipe...

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


  • 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


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.


  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.....

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

  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.

  4. shanice is working those pants and boots!

    nice video. mmmm...sweets...

  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!


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