Sweet Potato Casserole

3 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed 1 cup granulated sugar (1/2 cup suggested) 1 cup coconut flakes (optional) 2 eggs, lightly beaten (optional 3rd egg) 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup heavy cream (or 1/4 cup coconut cream) Topping 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup self-rising flour (or 1/2 cup regular […]

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Thanksgiving Stuffing

All the fixin’s, you find the ratios! 1 cup wild rice 1 cup Basmati rice Celery Onion Garlic Butter Garlic salt Onion powder Garlic powder Fresh parsley, chopped Fresh basil, chopped Fresh cilantro, chopped Fresh rosemary, chopped Chives, chopped Fresh thyme, chopped Breakfast sausage Chorizo Salt, pepper and cayenne – to taste

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Tomato Beans

4 glasses (8 cups) of beans, soaked overnight 1 qt.┬ácanned tomatoes 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 heaping tsp. mustard 2 tsp. salt, 2 1/2 tsp. salt if using fresh tomatoes 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/3 cup molasses (optional) Boil in 2 glasses (4 cups) of water until done. Leave water on when you put beans […]

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Beer Sauced Links

Makes 36 pieces 2 pounds fully cooked Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup beer 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup prepared mustard 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish In skillet combine sausage and beer. Cover; simmer 10 minutes. Combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in vinegar, mustard, and […]

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Macaroni and Cheese

Yield: Serves 8 For Breadcrumbs 6 slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted For┬áPasta Coarse salt 8 ounces dried elbow macaroni For Sauce and Cheese Topping 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for baking dishes 1/4 cup finely diced yellow onion 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk 2 ounces […]

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Corn and Black Bean Salad

Yields 6 servings 1 pound black beans canned 1/4 cup vinegar, cider 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 8 ounces corn canned 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon pepper, freshly ground 1/2 teaspoon chili powder In a medium bowl, mix together drained beans and drained corn. In a jar with tight-fitting […]

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Stir-Fried Broccoli

Yields 4 servings 1 lb. broccoli 1/4 cup avocado oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon rice wine or dry sherry 1/4 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons chicken broth 1/4 cup water Rinse broccoli with cold water. Cut into 2-inch flowerets and slice stems 1/4 inch thick. Heat oil in a wok over […]

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