Friday, November 27, 2009

Thankfulness and Potatoes

"O taste and see that the Lord is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!" (Psalm 34:8)
Happy Thanksgiving. What a wonderful holiday filled with feasting and family and gratefulness for the abundance of good gifts from our Father in Heaven. (See James 1:17 :))
Among many, many other blessings, I am thankful for my mom's awesome cranberries (two kinds!), my friend Pam's make-ahead gravy (love that gravy), and, of course, pecan fudge pie (recipe, pg. 255, Queen of the Castle).

If you have extra mashed potatoes lurking in your fridge (see this post for a shining example), you will be overjoyed to learn of this recipe: chocolate-coconut potato candy.

You might also want to look into these delicious, light as air potato rolls.
Now go. Eat. Be filled with thankfulness.
And if you get a chance to go see the movie The Blind Side? Go do it. Awesome.



Blogger teresa said...

i'm very intrigued with that potato candy! hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving!

November 28, 2009 at 5:53 AM  
Anonymous Velva said...

Potato candy and potato rolls...Does it get any better? I think not :-) Both look delicious.
Hope you and your family enjoyed Thanksgiving.

P.S. All the eggs have been used ( 192 eggs! ).

November 28, 2009 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger Lynn said...

The potato candy is really wonderful, Teresa. I highly recommend it if you're a chocolate lover. ;) (and we are)

November 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Wow, Velva, 192 eggs used! You are amazing.

November 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We're enjoying our leftovers yesterday and today... YOU must be as well. I hope you enjoyed your celebrations. The Lord is good! :~D

November 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM  
Blogger Ingrid_3Bs said...

Yeah, I want to see that movie! It looks great!

Glad to hear you had a wonderful and yummy Thanksgiving!

November 29, 2009 at 4:16 PM  
Anonymous Faith said...

I am totally intrigued with your potato candy! It looks fabulous, and I love Mounds (and all things chocolate!).

November 30, 2009 at 10:38 AM  
Anonymous Juliana said...

Potato candy? the way, we saw the Blind Side and loved it! Very touching story :-)

November 30, 2009 at 8:28 PM  
Anonymous tasteofbeirut said...

GReat recipes! I wish I had seen this a few days ago!

December 4, 2009 at 5:47 AM  
Blogger Alexis AKA MOM said...

Potato Candy ...Hmmm I'm not so sure about that one .. lOL

January 5, 2010 at 12:58 PM  
Blogger Ladybug's Mom said...

those rolls look so yummy. perfect for the cold, snowy day I am currently experiencing.

January 20, 2010 at 5:59 AM  

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