Sweet Potato/Pecan Pie

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Appears in
Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1997

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This spring luncheon utilizes the last of autumn’s sweet potatoes and pecans, combining two of the South’s favorite desserts into one. This pie is a classic sweet potato pie in a pecan crust with a pecan pie topping. To grind the pecans, use a food processor in short pulses, resting between the pulses so that the blades don’t get hot and render the nuts oily.