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November 20th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Here are a few recipes:

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe - Slow Cooker : Recipe for 4 servings

Ingredients

2 cans sweet potatoes/yams,4 eggs,1 dash cayenne pepper,1/4 teaspoon nutmeg(optional),1/2 teaspoon salt,1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel,1/4 cup dry sherry, 1/2 cup milk, 6 tablespoons butter * softened not melted

Method
Place a bowl, beat the sweet potatoes, milk, sherry, and butter with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and beat and mix well. Pour into greased Crock-Pot. Cover it and cook on High setting for 1 hour, then turn to Low setting for 3 to 4 hours.

Spiced Sweet Potato Pie With Nuts

Ingredients

For the Filling
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes, well drained ,1/2 cup chopped pecans,3 large eggs, lightly beaten,1 1/4 cups light brown sugar,1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice,
1/2 teaspoon salt,1/4 cup brandy,1 cup evaporated milk

For the Crust

1 cup all-purpose flour, swifted, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, 3/4 cup finely chopped almonds, toasted,2 tablespoons ice water

Method
For Crust: In a bowl, whisk together the flour and salt. With a pastry cutter, cut in the butter until the mixture is becomes a texture with the small irregular flakes and bits into the size of a small peas. Stir in the almonds until combined. Sprinkle on the water, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring with a fork until the dough just holds together. Make the dough into a ball, flatten it into a disk, wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into a 1/8-inch thick round. Fit the dough into the pie pan. Chill the shell in the freezer while making the filling.

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

For Filling: In a large bowl, stir the sweet potatoes, milk and sugar till well mixed and combined. Stir in the eggs, brandy, pie spice, salt and pecans and combine well. Pour the filling into the chilled pie shell and bake for 20 minutes. Lower the oven temperature to 325°F and bake for 30 to 35 minutes longer. Remove the pie from the oven to a wire rack and cool for 30 minutes.

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