Sherried Sweet Potatoes

Serves 6. Recipe is by Corinne Cook.

6 medium or large sweet potatoes; scrub potato skins with a brush then boil in their jackets until tender

2 to 3 tbls. butter

2 tbls. brown sugar

½ tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. nutmeg

Generous pinch of dried ginger

Pinch of salt

¼ cup evaporated milk or half-and-half

¼ cup sherry

1. Cool potatoes enough to handle, peel and mash with potato masher or mixer.

2. Add butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt.

3. Stir in milk and sherry. Stir until well blended and mixture is creamy.

4. Place in lightly greased 2-quart baking dish and bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly.