“It is said that in the Baemba tribe of South Africa, when a person acts irresponsibly or unjustly, he is placed in the center of the village, alone and unfettered. All work ceases, and every man, woman and child in the village gathers in a large circle around the accused individual. Then each person in the tribe …
Aside from all the wonderful food activities tomorrow, I hope you feel …
Make sure some rendition of the ingredients listed below end up on your menu in two days. The combination of yams, pecans, butter, and maple syrup will have you in a FIT of gratitude. Okay, so in the photo below, we made EXTRA butter, pecan, maple syrup topping. Okay, so we ended up eating the extra’s rolled up in balls and cut into stars. Okay.
Baked Yams w/Maple-Pecan Butter
8 small yams
2 cups pecans
¾ cup butter
6 T maple syrup
1. Place yams on a rimmed baking sheet and pierce each one a couple of times with a fork so that steam escapes while they bake. Bake at 325°F for 1¾ hours.
2. In a food processor, chop pecans until they resemble fine crumbs. Add butter and maple syrup and blend for about 10 seconds. Sprinkle over skinned yams. Keep warm in the oven until serving.
I thought this letter by Erin Barnett, Director of Local Harvest (www.localharvest.org), was a good read for Thanksgiving gratitude.
Did you know that two-thirds of family farmers are close to retirement? The federal Department of Agriculture wants to see 100,000 new farmers per year over the next five years.
… is waiting to be changed.