by NativeRemedies on November 23rd, 2010 at 1:49 pm
Just as we did with our last potluck, we wanted to share some of the recipes with you.
Hopefully you’re in need of some ideas for your own Thanksgiving meal. Enjoy!
Nanny’s Sweet Potatoes (courtesy of Paulette)
- Approximately 8 sweet potatoes (med size)
- 1 box (1#) Dominos brown sugar (I usually use light brown but dark is OK too)
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- Approx. 1/4 cup water
Boil potatoes in large pot of boiling water. Once they feel soft when poked with a fork take each one out of the water and cool. Once they are a little cool to the touch peel each potato and cut out any black spots. Melt the stick of butter in a large frying pan or electric frying pan.
Once the butter is all melted add the pound of brown sugar and stir frequently until it is all melted together. Add the water. Finally cut up each peeled potato (they will still be warm) into approx. 2″ pieces and put each piece in the brown sugar/butter mixture. Cook for approx. an hr or so until the mixture soaks into the potatoes. (It’s also important to taste it frequently to be sure it tastes right!)
Sarah’s Carrot Casserole
- 2 cups of carrots, cooked and mashed
- ½ cup of butter, softened
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 3 eggs
- ¼ tsp. cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp. flour
- 1 Tsp. salt
Beat all until smooth. Pour into a 2 quart casserole dish. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
- 1 Bar of Cream Cheese (8oz)
- 1 Can “Hormel” or whatever brand you want of Chili (I use the one with no beans)
- Shredded Mexican Cheese
Spread cream cheese in microwave safe deep dish until bottom of dish completely covered. Layer the chili on top. Put the shredded cheese on top. Microwave about 3 minutes and check – keep adding time until all cheese melted.
Tip: Cover the dish with plastic wrap as it can mess up the microwave during cooking.
Cheryl’s Cranberry Granola Dish
- 1 bag of fresh cranberries.
- 1 can whole cranberries.
- 1 ½ cups sugar
- Cranberry flavored Jello Mix
- Granola Cereal crushed
Boil cranberries in water until the start to pop. Drain and transfer to dish you will put in oven. Add the whole cranberries and mix in sugar. Sprinkle cranberry Jello mix – enough to cover but not too much. Bake in oven 1 hour.
Refrigerate and sprinkle crushed granola cereal on top before serving.