Mom Litsa’s Candied Sweet Potatoes
8 sweet potatoes
1 box dark brown sugar
1 stick butter, melted
3/4 cup water
1/2 package of miniature marshmallows
Boil sweet potatoes and let them cool off.
Peel and slice, place into a large pyrex.
Melt additional ingredients together and pour over the sweet potatoes.
Cover and cook at 300F for 1-2 hours until soft and marshmallows starting to melt. Remove foil and cook for additional 1/2 hour until well melted.
Patti Song’s Cheddar Cheese Cornbread
Serves 10 -12
TIP: You can substitute milk for the half-and-half and vegetable oil for the butter, if you prefer.
3/4 cup half-and-half
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1 large egg
3 cans (4 ounce-size) mild green chilies, drained
1 box (15 ounces) cornbread mix (such as Trader Joe’s)
1 bag (12 ounces or 2 cups) shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350F. Coat an 8-by-8 baking pan with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine half-and-half, butter, egg and chilies. Fold in cornbread mix until combined. Pour half of mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle with ½ of the cheese. Add rest of mixture; top with 1 cup cheese. Bake 40 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and bake 10 minutes.
Mrs. Kay Robertson’s Biscuits
ACTIVE TIME: 10 min.
TOTAL TIME: 30 min.
Crab Meat Pie Recipe:
Serves 4 to 6
-1 pound cooked crabmeat
-6 slices white bread, cubed
-1 ½ cups milk, warmed
-½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
-1 cup unseasoned bread crumbs
-4 tbsp.(1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
Instructions: In a bowl mix crabmeat, milk and breadcrumbs and mush together with your hands.. Preheat oven to 350F. Spread crabmeat mixture in pie pan. Top with bread cubes.. Season with pepper. Combine breadcrumbs and butter and sprinkle over top. Bake for 20 minutes until golden and hot.
Coconut Dream Pie
Makes 12 servings. Original recipe is from “First for Women” 8/24/2009 pg. 70.
Prep time: 15 min – Total time: 35 min. plus chilling time.
1 1/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
5 Tbs. margarine, cut into small cubes
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 Tbs cornstarch
2 cups fat free half-and-half
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup Cool Whip
1/4 cup marshmallow cream
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