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Baked Sweet Potatoes and Grains of Paradise

Grillin' BillGrillin' Bill Posts: 84
edited 7:20PM in EggHead Forum
Baked Sweet potatoes on egg at about 350 degrees until easy to pierce with a knife. Melted about 1/2 stick butter in coffee cup in microwave. When almost melted I added about 1 TBS. Brown Sugar, 1/4 tsp cinnamon and about 1/2 tsp. of crushed Grains of Paradise . These measures are estimates as I seldom measure unless I follow a recipe. Mix well with a wisk, and put in microwave for 15-20 seconds. Cut sweet potatoes in half and drizzle with the mixture. It was excellent and my wife enjoyed the bursts of flavor as well. I hope others find this delightfuul to.[p]Grillin Bill


  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Grillin Bill,
    How would that mix do in the BGE with foil wrapped? I use about the same thing, just butter the "peeled" sweet tater, coat with brown sugar, and wrap loosely in foil. [p]About 40 minutes to 1 hour in the BGE along with your meats at around 350F. (use a barrier) Then I take em out and pour a dab of softened marshmellow creme on top. I will add your mix next time. Gotta get the famous GOP first.

  • JimWJimW Posts: 450
    Grillin Bill,
    Sweet taters with just butter and brown sugar are so good they must be even better with the cinnamon and GOP.

  • Char-Woody,
    Wrapped in foil would be great to. The potatoes I had were very moist but foil would help insure moistness. I think you will be surprised with the GOP. But IMHO GOP will never take the place of Black Pepper. There is a burst of flavor when tasted by itself that grows slowly and disapates.[p]Grillin Bill

  • JimW,
    It worked great for us.[p]Grilin Bill

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    JimW, now we just have to convince Dave Spence of that..BTW, where is that cacklin canary anyway??

  • J AppledogJ Appledog Posts: 1,046
    He just got a package of Mrs. Dog's secret stuff & he's busy trying to impress his friends!
    I don't care what you put on sweet potatoes; I can't stand 'em. J

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    J Appledog, I tell ya from experience Hon, with that in his hand, he is a sure winner to impress em..We gotta keep that stuff a secret from dem Ugly Guys..They will whup competitors with it.

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