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Mashed Sweet Potato and Yams w/ Blood Orange Liqueur

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It’s Thanksgiving and I can’t wait for a few days of rest from all the harvest activity!

Dolce Vita Cook BookMy good friend, Michelle Mazzara, gave me her new  book, Dolce Vita USA Cook Book, and I wanted to share a side dish that I believe you will totally love having on your Thanksgiving table this year.

Thank you Michelle for the gift!!!

 

 

Mashed Sweet Potato and Yams with Blood Orange Liqueur

Ingredients:

3 Yams
3 Sweet Potatoes
1 tsp. of freshly grated ginger
1/2 tsp. of cinnamon
1/2 tsp. of nutmeg
1 stick of unsalted butter
3 tsp. of brown sugar
3 tsp. of Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur
3 tsp. of fresh orange juice
1/4 tsp. of salt and pepper
1/4 cup of fresh cream
Orange

Directions:
1) Bake potatoes and yams at 380 degrees for 40 minutes or until done.
2) In a large bowl combine all ingredients and mix
3) Scoop out potato and yam and add to bowl
4) Mash potatoes and yam in with rest of ingredients
5) Add to serving dish
6) Top with zest of an orange

Serve Warm

 

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving Holiday

Passaggio Wines

Speechless

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For those incredible bloggers out there, I commend you on your writing abilities. To be able to write something day in and day out is a gift. Today I am speechless…I actually have nothing to talk about. So when I am in this state I tend to think of all the things I am thankful for.

I am very thankful for you…my family, my friends, and my colleagues. Without you, where would I be? Your love and inspiration lift my spirits and set my feet moving forward. There are days when you just need to sit and reflect on what is really important…

When I think of you it makes me smile…thanks

Cheers,

Passaggio Wines
http://www.passaggiowines.com