Spinach Madeleine

Spinach Madeleine


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Spinach Madeleine
First published s by “River Road Recipes” in 1959 the Junior League of Baton Rouge reprinted this recipe to much fanfare. Nothing says holidays like this dish in Louisiana. Spinach Madeleine on Happensatthebean.com
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
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Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 350F.
  2. Using a dish towel place thawed spinach in towel. Gently twist and reserve 1/2 of liquid. Twist spinach well in dish towel removed ALL the liquid. If spinach is not dry, it can destroy your dish.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add flour, stirring until blended and smooth, but not brown. Add onion and cook until soft but not brown. Add evaporated milk and reserved spinach liquid slowly, stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Cook until smooth and thick; continue stirring.
  4. Add the cheese, Worcestershire, black pepper, celery salt, garlic salt, cayenne, and salt, to taste. Stir until melted. Combine with cooked spinach. Place in buttered casserole (add breadcrumbs If using)and cook for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve. If you have the time, let casserole come to room temperature and refrigerate over night.
  6. Preheat over to 350F. Bring to room temperature. Place in oven for 20-25 minutes until hot, serve.

Sweet Potato Pie

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Sweet Potato Pie
There are many different sweet potato pie recipes around. All are good, some are heavier than others. This recipe makes a light-textured pie, not too sweet with a nice spice(fresh ginger) flavor. The sweetness is not solely based on added sugars. Roasting sweet potatoes at 350F or lower brings out the natural sugars. Sweet Potato Pie on happensatthebean.com
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Servings
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork several times. Place on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 60 minutes or until very tender.
  2. Cool, peel and puree in a stand mixer with whisk attachment . Add eggs & yokes to bowl whisk until combined. Add sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, vanilla and evaporated milk whisk until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared pie crust, bake for 1 hour until crush is baked and filling is set.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool completely until the middle is firmly set. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Can serve warm, the fridge for a adds few hours creates a denser, creamier texture.

Tennessee Bread Pudding

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Tennessee Bread Pudding
Bread pudding is the ultimate classic comfort food. It’s like a custard with much more texture. This bread pudding is water based vs milk & heavy cream. It’s not over-the-top or as rich but it’s still pretty good.
Prep Time 25 Minutes
Cook Time 45 Minutes
Servings
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Prep Time 25 Minutes
Cook Time 45 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Combine water and sugar in a large bowl, until sugar dissolves. Beat in milk and eggs with a whisk until blended.
  3. Stir in raisins, butter, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Add bread to bowl and let it stand for 30 minutes. Pushing down occasionally.
  5. Pour mixture into a lightly buttered 9-by 13-inch pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Take a toothpick and insert into middle of pudding. It should come out clean indicating it’s done.
  6. Cool slightly and serve.
Recipe Notes

If you like coconut or pineapple add 1/2 cup to 1 cup with raisins.