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Happy Thanksgiving

By Kate_miller
Happy ThanksgivingPre-Holiday chores got y'all stressed out?
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50 pound turkey? Check. Bushel of sweet taters? Check. Crispy, crunchy runner beans? Oh, yeah. Half dozen pie pumpkins? Hmmm. Pumpkin Pie? That was soooo last year.... try baking up one of these goodies instead!
Bourbon Pecan Sweet Tater Pie
Happy Thanksgiving
  • 1 frozen pie shell
  • 2 cups roasted sweet potatoes, peeled and shmooshed
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1.5 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 3/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons Kentucky bourbon
  • 1 cup toasted pecans (stove top, minute or two, teflon pan)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup
Happy Thanksgiving1) Pre-bake your pie crust for about 10 minutes @ 425 (F).
2) Toss the top list into a large bowl. Grab your trusty mixer and beat until fluffy.
3) Pour into the pie shell and bake @ 375 (F) for 20 minutes.
4) Mix up the nuts, butter and maple syrup. Pour over the pie. Pop it back in the oven for another 25-30 minutes.
5) Have a slice. Or two. Or, three! Hey, it's the holidays. Enjoy it while ya can.
Here's to a lovely weekend, this proverbial calm before the storm.
Happy Thanksgiving to one and all.
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** This yummy dessert is adapted from a recipe I discovered on Mine, naturally, contains more booze. (Just kidding. That was a test to see if you're actually reading this post...)

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