I thought of this gratin recipe, Goodweed. Enjoy!
Sweet Potato Gratin
3/4 c Half and half (can use cream)
1/2 c Orange juice
1/4 c Firmly packed brown sugar
3 tb Butter
1 tb Grated orange peel
1 ts Ginger, ground
1 ts Salt
5 lb Sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced
1 tb Crystallized ginger, chopped finely
3 tb Honey (opt)
1/4 c Nuts, toasted, chopped (walnuts, pecans, cashews, almonds, peanuts, etc)
Preheat oven to 350F. Butter a 13 x 9 casserole.
1.Bring the orange juice, half and half, brown sugar, butter, grated orange peel, ground ginger, and salt to a boil in heavy large skillet over high heat, stirring constantly.
2.Place a layer of sliced sweet potatoes in the casserole. Pour some cream sauce over the top and sprinkle with crystallized ginger. Continue layering until all the potatoes are used, ending with cream sauce
3.Bake for 50 mins or until the potatoes are tender and the top is lightly browned and bubbling.
4.Remove from oven and drizzle potatoes with honey and sprinkle with nuts. Return to oven for additional 10 mins. Remove and let stand before serving. Is delicious served hot or chilled.
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