Saturday, December 26, 2009

“Texas Fred’s Blanco Yam Pie and Pecans”

1 1/3 cup sugar
½ cup butter
1 tbsp. self rising corn meal
1/3 cup half and half
3 eggs
1 cup white yams, peeled, cooked (about 30 to 40 minutes) and mashed
¼ tsp. nutmeg
½ tsp. cinnamon
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell
1 cup pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugar and butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add corn meal and half and half; blend well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add white yams and all the spices, blend well.

Bake pie shell in preheated oven 5 to 7 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Pour filling into pie shell. Sprinkle pecans over top. Bake 1 hour or until inserted knife comes out clean. Cool on wire rack

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Happy Holidays from the Farm

Texas Fred and Deuce

Texas Fred and Prince

Lakota snow sunning
Wooly Bully in the snow

Kujo before big snow

Texas Fred’s Zydeco CD Picks

Geno Delafose, “Hey Geno
J. Paul, Jr. & The Zydeco Nubreeds, “Another Level
Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers, “Getting Down To Business
Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi Rollers, “Git it, Beau Jocque
Chris Ardoin & Nu Step, “MVP

Buckwheat Zydeco, “A 20-Year Party
Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic, “Live, At the Woodshop
Boozoo Chavis & The Magic Sounds, “Live, At The Habibi Temple
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, “Free Your Mind
Rosie Ledet & The Zydeco Playboys, “Pick It Up
Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws, “Im So Glad
Clifton Chenier, “Swamp Cajun Music Live
Lynn August, “Sauce Piquante
Keith Frank & The Soileau Zydeco Band, “Movin On Up
Terrance Simien, “Positively Beadhead
Roy Carrier & The Zydeco Night Rockers, “Nasty Girls
Jerome Batiste & The Zydeco Players, “Back Up Off Me
Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha Chas, “Lets Go
Sean Ardoin & Zydekool, “Strictly For The Dancers
Noonie & The Zydeco Floaters, “That’s Who We Be
Leroy Thomas & The Zydeco Road Runners, “The Peoples Favorites Of Leroy Thomas
Lil Brian & The Zydeco Travelers, “Worldwide
Rockin Sidney, “My Toot Toot
Rockin Dopsie, “Louisiana Music
Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys, “Keeping The Tradition Alive
John Delafose/Willis Prudhomme
, “Zydeco Live!