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Also your thoughts on toppings

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At TG, usually just white potatoes.  Or whatever--my brother-in-law does the spuds.  

Me, I do pie.

The rest of the time, I like the ones that are red, or orange or whatever color you call it.  Not the pale yellow ones.


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For T-day, I prefer Sweet Potatoes out of the can just heated over the stove.  They already come with some sort of brown sugar syrup, so nothing added is needed.

I grew up with the miniature marshmallow topping, and outgrew it before I left HS. I have eaten the caramelized pecan topping but prefer to not have nuts in my baked goods.  


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Yams. No topping.

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Baked sweet potato, with just a little butter.

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Sweet potato. Topped with a healthy dose of chopped pecans, brown sugar/lour, and butter.  Made some for my job's "Thanksgiving Feast".  Can't wait!!  Then I'll get it again on T-Day!

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Straight up Mashed Potatoes with butter, sour cream, salt, pepper, gravy, and more salt and pepper. I'll save the Yams and Sweet Potatoes for someone else...

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For Thanksgiving, I prefer mashed Yukon Golden poatotes.  I do however like baked sweet potatoes with a bit of butter.  That sweet potato cassarole with the marshmallows is vile beyond measure and an affront to all that's right and sacred.

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Yams
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Just give me a fork.


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I love sweet potatoes with butter, lots of real butter.
For Thanksgiving, though, I want baked yams with pecans,  marshmallows, cinnamon, and brown sugar  :)


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I cook em until slightly soft in the microwave, cool, peel and slice, then drizzle them with melted butter mixed with maple syrup and sprinkle on a little clove, allspice and cinnamon.

And technically, they're all sweet potatoes unless you bought them at an international grocery store.
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They are good mashed with a little bit of liquid, spread on parchment paper and dried in the oven or dehyrdator. break em up and eat like a chip.
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sweet potatoes with butter.
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At TG, usually just white potatoes.  Or whatever--my brother-in-law does the spuds.  

Me, I do pie.

The rest of the time, I like the ones that are red, or orange or whatever color you call it.  Not the pale yellow ones.

PIE :)
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I do believe that was my all time shortest post. Obviously distracted by the subject matter, and a glutton for a well crafted slice of it.  It was a need-jerk reaction, and perhaps a Pavlov thing, I am not sure. I do like pie tho. Why at the Grizzly Thanksgiving, there often times is a dozen different pies to pick from, covering the gamut of culinary libido ticklers. My favorite, whence I can get first tracks, is my beloved coconut pie. How shall I praise thee, oh precious pie. Perfect filling and a delicate crust. Save a slice of yourself for me, and you will have my allegiance all this life long. Ah yes pie. Beautiful pie.

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For Thanksgiving, I prefer mashed Yukon Golden poatotes.

Yep.  My wife switched to Yukon Gold several years ago.  A touch of white pepper, real butter and various other ingredients.  Awesomeness.  Daughter #1 performs the plop test for consistency.
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Sweet potato baked with butter and brown sugar on it and maybe some cinamon. Yams with "secret sauce" on it and of course big marshmellows
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At TG, usually just white potatoes.  Or whatever--my brother-in-law does the spuds.  

Me, I do pie.

The rest of the time, I like the ones that are red, or orange or whatever color you call it.  Not the pale yellow ones.

PIE :)

AMEN, BROTHER.

My mother makes the best sweet potato pie in the world.  I've tried others, I'm sur you think your mom's is the best but the truth is:  Mine's is.

The only way I could squeeze a desert into the traditional menu was with a bourbon chocolate pecan pie recipe that took me four years to perfect.


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At TG, usually just white potatoes.  Or whatever--my brother-in-law does the spuds.  

Me, I do pie.

The rest of the time, I like the ones that are red, or orange or whatever color you call it.  Not the pale yellow ones.

PIE :)

AMEN, BROTHER.

My mother makes the best sweet potato pie in the world.  I've tried others, I'm sur you think your mom's is the best but the truth is:  Mine's is.

The only way I could squeeze a desert into the traditional menu was with a bourbon chocolate pecan pie recipe that took me four years to perfect.

So it was perfected once you ditched the bourbon, eh?

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At TG, usually just white potatoes.  Or whatever--my brother-in-law does the spuds.  

Me, I do pie.

The rest of the time, I like the ones that are red, or orange or whatever color you call it.  Not the pale yellow ones.

PIE :)

AMEN, BROTHER.

My mother makes the best sweet potato pie in the world.  I've tried others, I'm sur you think your mom's is the best but the truth is:  Mine's is.

The only way I could squeeze a desert into the traditional menu was with a bourbon chocolate pecan pie recipe that took me four years to perfect.

So it was perfected once you ditched the bourbon, eh?

Uh, No.

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At TG, usually just white potatoes.  Or whatever--my brother-in-law does the spuds.  

Me, I do pie.

The rest of the time, I like the ones that are red, or orange or whatever color you call it.  Not the pale yellow ones.

PIE :)

AMEN, BROTHER.

My mother makes the best sweet potato pie in the world.  I've tried others, I'm sur you think your mom's is the best but the truth is:  Mine's is.

The only way I could squeeze a desert into the traditional menu was with a bourbon chocolate pecan pie recipe that took me four years to perfect.

So it was perfected once you ditched the bourbon, eh?

Uh, No.

Bourbon chocolate pecan pie you say? You've peaked my attention old chap. An abiding dish sounds like. A work of art, and I am keenly jealous.

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Four years of work.

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My family refuses me without them.


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I'm tempted to send you the recipe, as I know you predilections,

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I'm tempted to send you the recipe, as I know you predilections,

I'm tempted to let you put said recipe in my inbox, given I have a pie problem that is not treatable in this life time.

Your family forsakes you with out it! This pie smacks of the dark arts. It could get me in trouble.
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Yes.  Yes, it could.

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I have been reduced to penury before family gatherings to produce said pies.

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I can't do it.  You can't have the recipe.

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I understand, that would be a heavy load for your conscience to bear, even though if anybody could handle your pie, I  think I would be a worthy candidate. I will sign papers if i must.
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Send me an email...i'm thinking you deserve

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Then again

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