Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Ghost Poem for you to replicate & recipe to share!

Since some of you requested the poem that was left on our doorstep, I'm copying it for you.

The very top of the page is titled: "The Phantom was Here!"

Written inside of a cute ghost it says:

The "Halloween Phantom" has come to town.
To Leave you some goodies I see you've found.

Pass on the phantom next family night.
And watch it spread until Halloween night.

Take 3 treats and notes down the street.
To friends and neighbors who will feast.

Don't let them see you inyour work of surprise.
Leave it with those who've not been phantomized.

Happy Halloween!
We hope you have a great holiday season.

(Don't forget to hang this note on your door or window
So the phantom will know you have already been visited.)

There you have the poem and I also wanted to publish this recipe my cousin left under one of my comments. I have to say that I normally avoid sweet potatoes, you know, don't even take a polite sample, but this recipe changed my mind. Do it for Thanksgiving!!!

Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

FOR THE CRUST:
1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred)
1/3 stick butter, melted

FOR THE SWEET POTATO MIXTURE:
3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs, well beaten
1 stick butter ( 1/2 cup), melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in mixing bowl. Set aside.Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into buttered baking dish. Sprinkle the surface of the sweet potato mixture evenly with the crust mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to set at least 30 minutes before serving.

4 comments:

Tara said...
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Lacey said...

I love the poem! Thanks for sharing! I'm not a huge sweet potato fan but if you weren't before this casserole then maybe it will help change my ways!

SHERI said...

That recipe looks divine! I copied and saved it.

Heather said...

The Michael's here had free sheets they were giving away that was basically the same poem/idea. Its a good idea to get in the spirit of Halloween.
The recipe looks good, thanks for sharing!