Deep South Dining


Deep South Dining | Thanksgiving Cometh

In less than two weeks Thanksgiving 2020 will be among us. Set to be different, like most everything this year, Malcolm and Carol share their thoughts about the perfect Thanksgiving plate. Does it include white meat or dark meat? How about canned cranberry sauce? And don't forget about the always debatable list of best Thanksgiving side dishes. With a few funny Thanksgiving memories from listeners to round out the show, this episode is full of thanks and great recipes for all.

Sweet Potato Casserole

(Cotton Country Collection, Monroe, Louisiana)

Casserole Ingredients

  • 3 cups sweet potatoes (about 4 good-sized ones)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup milk

Topping Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


Casserole: Boil and mash potatoes. Mix in sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla and milk. Put in 13 x 9 inch baking dish. 

Topping: Melt butter and mix in remaining ingredients. Sprinkle on top of potato mixture. Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Serves 10-12

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