November 28, 2009

democracy is coming to the usa

ten years after (and more)

sweet potato pie

Here's the recipe for a good sweet potato pie - only changes I made was to add a pinch of ginger and cut the sugar to a scant 1/2 cup:

The recipe is from our cookbook Pie Every Day by Pat Willard (she says she cobbed it from Sheila Ferguson's Soul Food).

Anyway, cut down on the sugar for a tastier pie. I used two different sweet potatoes: about 1/2 long ruby potatoes and 1/2 squatter golden or orange tubers.

That's not necessary - any commonly sold yam or sweet potato will suffice to make a delicious pie.

Here's the way the completed pie looked: