Saturday, November 28, 2009

Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe is from Southern Living magazine. I also made this for Thanksgiving. I just love sweet potatoes.

4 1/2 pounds sweet potato
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/4 cup corn flakes, crushed
1/4 cup pecans
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp butter, melted
1 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows

Bake the sweet potatoes at 400 degree's for about 1 hour or until tender. let cool to touch, peel and mash the sweet potatoes.
Beat mashed sweet potatoes, sugar, milk, butter, eggs, vanilla extract and salt with a electric mixer until smooth. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 11x7 baking dish.
Combine corn flakes, pecans and butter in a small bowl. Sprinkle diagonally over casserole in rows 2 inches apart.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle alternate rows with marshmallows. Bake additional 10 minutes, Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

And yet another Thanksgiving dish I made.. Its off the Velveeta package. I made more than the recipe called for.

1 cup macaroni
1/2 lbs velveeta, cut up
1/4 cup milk
dask of pepper
My extra:
4 slices bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
1/2 bread crumbs

Cook the macaroni accroding to the package directions, drain and return to pan. Add the velveeta, milk and pepper. Stir on low until the cheese is melted.
Olace in a baking dish, greased. top with bread crumb and bacon. Bake at 350 degree's for about 20 minutes

Jiffy Potato Casserole

This is another dish I made for Thanksgiving. I got this recipe from my Grandma. I haven't made it in so long. It is so simple to make.

1 package frozen hashbrown- thawed
1 pint sour cream
1 can cream of celery soup
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 cups velvetta cheese, cubbed or 1 cup each velvetta and chedder cheese
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup crushed corn flakes

Mix all but the butter and corn flakes together. Place in a baking dish. Mix butter and corn flakes and place on top. Bake at 350 degree's for 45 minutes to 1 hour

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. This year it was just the 4 of us. But this turkey I made last year. It turned out so good last year I decided to make it again this year. My husband gives it 2 thumbs up.. I forget were I got the recipe from, but I do remember IK was watching food network.

1 whole turkey
1 lemon, quartered
1 orange, quartered
olive oil
1 onion, sliced

After you take the guts and neck out of the turkey. Rinse and pat dry. Stuff the turkey with half the limon and half the orange, along with the baisl. Peal the skin off the meat, Leave attached, just need to make a pocket. Insert under the skin with the roswemary, thyme and sage. Rub the outside of the turkey with the olive oil. Place turkey in a roasting pan. Place the sliceds onion on the bottom of the pan and place turkey on top of onion. Cook the turkey based on the direction on the package. Bast every half hour..