Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Purple Sweet Potato Pie at Christmas

The Friday before Christmas I took my sweet potatoes to a local farmer’s market. Unfortunately, there was very little interest in them. Perhaps I can try again soon.

Making Purple Sweet Potato Pies

The next day I made some purple sweet potato pies in preparation for Christmas. It was humbling to see how much everyone enjoyed the pies - everyone wanted more.

Purple Sweet Potato Pie


Gluten-Free Purple Sweet Potato Pie

I made four pies – two with graham cracker crust and two with a gluten-free crust. I wish that people’s love of pies would translate to their buying my purple sweet potatoes.

Kids love Purple Sweet Potato Pie

Oh well – I’ll just keep trying! (=


21 people + Purple Pie = No more pie.


6 comments:

  1. Oh too bad I would love them !!!!

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  2. Shame you couldn't get more interest in your potatoes. Your pie looks purpley delicious. I would be tempted to serve it with stewed blueberries

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    1. It does have a little bit of a blueberry "zing" to it. I think the fun aftertaste is highly affected by the presence of the chemical anthocyanin.

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  3. Maybe you should just sell the pies at the market! Thanks for the tips on squash over at my blog. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Oh - Thank you Paige!

      I enjoyed reading your blog quite a bit!

      I wanted to sell the pies at the market, but the state won't grant me a license - not even if I take a class. I've worked in foodservice before and this is just silly.

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