Category Archives: Sweet Potatoes

A Christmas Favorite


Two years ago I created a recipe for a sweet bread made with spiced apple cider.   I took a little from about 4 different recipes and created my own bread using spiced cake mix and yams/sweet potatoes. So glad I … Continue reading

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Unique Tart Worthy of a Crowd


I created a new dessert for my  Thanksgiving gathering. Since it was such a hit – I entered it in the Imperial Sugar Company’s Homemade Holidays Recipe Contest. Instead of a pumpkin pie – I had cans of yams or … Continue reading

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I’m B A C K!! And Back with RWOP: Season 2


I’m not sure how many were missing me, but I’ve been ill with these dreadful allergies and then turned into sinus infection then that turned into laryngitis! Some people probably didn’t mind me not being able to talk….but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Simple with a Sweet and Tangy Side


I decided to create another dish to enter into the North Carolina Sweet Potatoes 2011 Sweet n’ Healthy Blogger Recipe Contest. Today is the deadline and you know me, wait ’til the last minute. I’m hoping to wow the judges … Continue reading

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Spicy, Sweet and a Healthy Treat


Sometimes the word healthy has negative connotations, especially when children are listening. These spicy and sweet quesadillas will tickle their fancy. Not only are they easy to create, they’re healthy too. These quesadillas are baked, so no hot oil in … Continue reading

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Mistake Changes Side Dish Forever


I’m always requested to bring my “FAMOUS” Candied Yams to Holiday functions. I made the dish to take to Kenneth’s mom and dad’s for Turkey Day this year and I’ve been requested to take it to my brother Kelly and, … Continue reading

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Crescent Creations for a Contest


I had fun creating 3 different recipes using Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough for a Pillsbury Video contest. On the “Contests Entered” page of this blog, I have uploaded the video that I entered. Here are the recipes of the dishes that … Continue reading

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YAM GOOD!


I wanted to create a cake that was simple and I also wanted to include sweet potatoes or yams in the recipe. I had a can that was just begging to be used. Since my mom would be taking this … Continue reading

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An Alternative Fall Dessert


  My brother Kelly who had French class when we were growing up created crepes when he was in school. Back then, it even made the local paper. Me, on the other hand, had to wait until I was in … Continue reading

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