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Miss Daisy's Holiday Side Dishes

Posted at 11:58 AM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 13:24:15-05

We took a trip out to Miss Daisy’s Kitchen, where Daisy King showed us how to make Sweet Potatoes in Orange Cups, Baked Tomatoes with Spinach Topping and Corn Pudding Miss Daisy's Kitchen, with gourmet takeout and specialty foods, is located at 1110 Hillsboro Road, in the shopping center at the corner of Mack Hatcher and Hillsboro. For more information, call (615) 599-5313 or visit

Sweet Potatoes in Orange Cups
3 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 oranges

Assemble ingredients and utensils.

Cut oranges in half , scoop out flesh to create "cups". Reserve flesh for another use.

In a large bowl mix all ingredients together and pour into the cups. Cover with topping.

1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup melted butter
1/2 cup coconut ( optional)
Mix thoroughly and sprinkle over sweet potato mixture in orange cups. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 minutes. Yield: 6 servings

Spinach and Tomato Bake
1 10 ounce pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 cup herb stuffing mix
1 tbsp. chopped onion,
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Assemble ingredients and utensils. Slice each tomato into 2 think slices. Let drain so they want be watery.Place in a greased baking dish in a single layer.Mix remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Place mounds of Spinach mixture on top of each slice . Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.Yield: 8 servings.

Corn Pudding

1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons table salt
6 large eggs
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup butter, melted
6 cups fresh corn kernels (can use frozen)
Vegetable cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.
Whisk eggs together in a large bowl; whisk in cream and melted butter.
Gradually add sugar mixture, whisking until smooth; stir in corn. Pour mixture into a lightly greased (with cooking spray) 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or until mixture is deep golden and set. Let stand 5 minutes.