November 29, 2009

Thanksgiving and "The Survivors"

 Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We had one of the best EVER!

My parents were here with us. Love you Mom & Dad!

I tried a new recipe and SUCCESS! Everyone, even my non sweet potato people loved it! I found the recipe on Martha Stewart's web site, it's called BUTTER PECAN SWEET POTATOES.

It is so simple and can {mostly} be made ahead! Begin by baking pieces of sweet potato tossed with olive oil and salt until they are fork tender.

Then transfer into a baking dish and top with pecans, butter and brown sugar. {Here is where you can stop and hold for a few hours in the fridge} Bake until butter is melty and the brown sugar looks yummy.



And now, here are the survivors! I snapped this picture early on Friday morning...we often have a flock of turkeys strutting through our backyard, so glad they skipped Thanksgiving Day. Funny, the turkeys are exactly where we took our Thanksgiving family portraits just hours earlier~~~


Suzanne on November 29, 2009 at 2:14 PM said...

Great pics! That recipe looks yummy, TFS! :-)

Tara on November 30, 2009 at 11:01 AM said...

Hey Kristie, loving the photos, loving the recipe and loving your new Christmas blog. I am so pleased that you had a good one.

Gabrielle Pollacco on November 30, 2009 at 3:41 PM said...

Beautiful family photos Kristie....and that sweet potato dish is just making me drool!! YUM!!

~Gabi xx

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