If you aren’t familiar with Heidi Swanson, Heidi Swanson’s 101 Cookbooks is the ultimate vegetarian foodblog. The photography is stunning, and recipes are seasonal and inspirational.
I was looking for a sweet potato recipe that wasn’t too complicated but whose flavors would enhance turkey and her accoutrements.
I found this recipe in the 101 Cookbook recipe archives; she, in turn, found the recipe in Terrance Brennan’s cookbook, Artisanal Cooking. The flavors of orange zest, vanilla and sweet potato are sublime together.
The original recipe is a bit different and also includes a recipe for an Autumn Spice oil. This would be a marvelous addition to the sweet potatoes, if you’ve the time.
Women that grew up in countries outside of the United States, immigrated to America as young adults, raised families and have grandkids, capture my imagination. They’ve escaped war, poverty and oppression, many bringing only the shirts on their back and the recipes from their homelands. And their stories? Makes my life look like a pony ride at a … Full recipe post »
Disclaimer: This is not a recipe you can whip up in 30 minutes. This is a Polish Grandmother Recipe. And anyone who is a Polish Grandmother, or anyone who has a Polish Grandmother, or anyone (like me) who lives next door to a Polish Grandmother, knows that Polish Grandmother Recipes can’t be completed in less than thirty minutes. But … Full recipe post »
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