A friend of mine is allergic to pumpkin, so she loves this alternative. A taste of fall, without the trip to the hospital.

sweet potato pieSWEET POTATO PIE

3 1/2 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes

3 medium sized potatoes

1 cup white sugar

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons flour
2 eggs well beaten
1/2 stick butter melted
1/4 cup evaporated milk – canned milk, or for a richer taste use heavy whipping cream. It’s decadent but delicious.

Mashed sweet potatoes to a fine paste. Add sugars, spices and eggs. Mix milk and butter. Stir into potatoes mixturePour into a unbaked pie shell
Bake at 350 F 40-45 minutes until firm

I found this recipe at a while back and just love the southern style.

In place of homemade whip cream, or in addition to, try the caramel pecans. OMG. #TODIEFOR #sweetpotatopie#meritagedivorce

Possible Wine pairing:

Monbazillac is an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for sweet white wine produced in the village of Monbazillac on the left bank of theDordogne River just across from the town of Bergerac in South West France. The appellation covers almost 2,000 hectares (4,900 acres) of vineyards.

Syrah (also known as shiraz) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce red wine.

Syrah is used as a varietal and is also blended. Following several years of strong planting, Syrah was estimated in 2004 to be the world’s 7th most grown grape at 142,600 hectares (352,000 acres).

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