There is still time to add a new and interesting little something different this Thanksgiving.  We have selected some popular favorites that are simple yet will invite glowing comments from even the quietest of family and guests!

Try one or all of them this Thanksgiving, and email us with the best compliments you get!


1 box Jiffy corn bread mix
1 (1 lb) can cream-style corn
1 (1 lb) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 (8 oz.) container sour cream (1 cup)
1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 scallion, chopped
paprika for sprinkling topPreheat oven top 350 degrees F. Grease a 12x8x2-inch baking dish

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and blend well. Pour into prepared baking dish, sprinkle paprika over top.

Bake for 45 minutes. Servings: 6



6 sweet potatoes
1 cup sugar
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
1/3 cup well packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup melted butter
1/3 cup flour
1 tbsp. cinnamon
handful of small marshmallows (for topping)Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Boil potatoes til tender. Take skin off when cooled and able to handle. Put in a large bowl and whip them til fluffy adding all other ingredients. Pour into a buttered casserole.

Combine the ingredients for the Crunch Topping (except marshmallows) and spread over the potato mixture.

Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

Sprinkle on marshmallows around the edges and bake additional 5 minutes.




1 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped broccoli
1 can mushroom soup
2 oz. sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup Hellmann’s mayonnaise
1/2 cup milk
1 beaten egg
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1 tbsp. melted butterCook broccoli and drain well. Put in 1 quart baking dish. Mix soup, cheese, mayo, milk and egg. Pour over broccoli. Sprinkle with crumbs and drizzle butter on top. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.


Creamy Mashed Potatoes

6-8 potatoes, washed, peeled and cubed
1 stick butter
1/2 c. sour cream
salt and pepper
3 garlic cloves
1/4 c. milk or more if neededBoil potatoes and the garlic cloves together. When tender, mash with potato masher, add butter and mash some more, add sour cream and enough of milk to your liking for consistency. Season with salt and pepper.


Remember to write us and let us how you liked these!