Side Dish

My sister recently asked me, “How do I roast beets?” A few years ago, she would have known better than to ask that question. I spent most of my life convinced that I *hated* beets.  Would not touch them.  Then a couple years ago, a dear friend introduced me to…

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Bourbon-Walnut Sweet Potato Mash

Kentucky Bourbon: bringing a little “down home” flavor to my Thanksgiving spread. (The Brandy is for another recipe…) Adapted from Bon Appetit 8-10 servings INGREDIENTS 4 lbs. sweet potatoes 1/2 c. half & half 4 Tbs. butter 1/4 c. pure maple syrup 2 Tbs. bourbon (I used Jim Beam!) 1 1/2…

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