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Sweet potato with marshmallows

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DillyTante Fri 16-Nov-12 17:37:08

Worth making? I was going to do it a la nigella. Does it have to be white marshmallows?

blueberryboybait Fri 16-Nov-12 17:39:45

Nah, pink will do as long as they are the vanilla flavoured ones. I love the m but DH not keen at all.

LaCiccolina Fri 16-Nov-12 17:40:35

Sounds a dish for pregnancy only....

Some0ne Fri 16-Nov-12 17:45:32

I made it a couple of years ago (nigella's) and hated it. I have an insanely sweet tooth, I'm all in favour of sugar on ham (I've even been known to put it on lamb - with a load of chopped mint, delicious!) but marshmallow on my sweet potato was a step too far, even for me.

InNeedOfBrandy Fri 16-Nov-12 17:49:02

I'm doing this for my American thanksgiving meal, we're having this, fried chicken, mac and cheese, corn on the cob, greens and cobbler for pudding.

DillyTante Fri 16-Nov-12 18:39:58

Have an early thanksgiving meal tomorrow with American friends. How will I know if the marshmallows are all vanilla flavoured?

TelephoneTree Sat 17-Nov-12 08:32:48

It's revolting. Sweet and sickly.

monsterchild Sat 17-Nov-12 08:37:40

Ditch the marshmallows and add pecans and brown sugar. Much nicer and still very American.

NettoSpookerstar Sat 17-Nov-12 08:37:58

I'm making it for a Thanksgiving meal.
I don't even like marshmallows but I want to try it.

monsterchild Sat 17-Nov-12 08:56:49

Well it's very sweet but not traditional e everywhere. I never make it. I much prefer the cranberry sauce and stuffing! Pecan pee it worth making! I have never noticed any marshmallow tasting different based on color...

monsterchild Sat 17-Nov-12 08:57:25

Pecan pie! Not pee!

multipoodles Sat 17-Nov-12 09:54:20

Had it once in American and nearly boaked it's so sweet and sticky!

monsterchild Wed 21-Nov-12 01:53:49

i add cranberries to make pecan pie less sweet.

AmberLeaf Wed 21-Nov-12 02:12:43

I am very open minded with food, but this sounds unfathomable.

monsterchild Wed 21-Nov-12 02:38:37

it is wholly unnatural.

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