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Tag Archives | Fall 2010 Recipes

Mrs. Janet Gipson Loyd’s Sweet Potato Pie



In prize-winning sweet potato pie recipes, a premium
is placed on sweet potato selection and preparation,
not on fancy additional frills.

2 cups sweet potatoes, boiled and mashed
1 cup sugar
½ cup evaporated milk
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 tablespoons butter
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 unbaked pie shell

Mix the sweet potatoes, sugar, milk, egg, vanilla, butter and cinnamon in a blender and mix until smooth.…

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Restaurant Ava’s Smoked Paprika Chive Muffins



Yields 3 dozen muffins

3 cups all-purpose flour
1½ cups yellow cornmeal
1¼ cups sugar
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons plus 3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ cup local honey
½ cup sour cream
3½ sticks butter
3 eggs
1 2/3 cups buttermilk
1 large yellow onion, sautéed and puréed
¼ cup chopped chives
2 tablespoons smoked paprika

Sift all dry ingredients.…

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Blue Moon Gardens Sweet Potato Soufflé



From Mary Wilhite, a lighter, fluffier, less sweet version of the traditional Thanksgiving casserole.

Serves 8-10 people

3 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
½ cup sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons melted butter
½ cup half & half
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon salt


3 tablespoons melted butter
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1 cup toasted pecans, chopped

Combine all ingredients and spoon into greased 9x11in baking dish.…

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Chef Jeanette’s Savory Bread Pudding with Herbed Chevre, Portobello Mushrooms and Spinach



This vegetable-studded casserole makes a great side dish or vegetarian entrée.

Serves 6-8

1 cup onion, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
1 teaspoon coarse cracked peppercorns
8 ounces portobello mushrooms, cut into 1-inch cubes
16 ounces frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and drained
6 ounces herbed goat cheese, room temperature
1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
1 head garlic, roasted
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 whole eggs plus 2 egg whites
2 cups milk
1 loaf day-old multigrain bread

Cut bread loaf into 2-inch thick slices and place on cookie sheet.…

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Pasture Raised, Free Range Turkey



1 cup sea salt
1 gallon water
1 cup raw sugar or honey
1 bunch fresh sage
1 bunch fresh thyme
3 tablespoons black pepper

Bring all ingredients to a boil; remove from heat and refrigerate. Placed thawed turkey in a deep roasting pan that is large enough to allow most of the turkey to be submerged in the brine, or use a commercially available brining bag.…

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