How to make it

  • Peel, core and cut up about 10 granny smith apples. (blue job)
  • Put them in a bowl of cold water with lemon juice to keep them from going brown. Drain before using. (duh)
  • Bake 1 huge or 2-3 small sweet potatoes or yams in the microwave. Let them cool and then peel and remove any dry bits. Slice them into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Pick over about a cup of raisins to remove any stems etc.
  • Grate about a tablespoon of fresh ginger.
  • Measure out about a cup of brown sugar or demerarra sugar.
  • Have cinnamon ready for sprinkling.
  • Have hard butter cut into small pieces, about a cup of small pieces.
  • Juice one lemon.
  • Layer in a buttered casserole first the sweetpotatoes, then apples, handful of raisins, sprinkle of cinnamon, sprinkle of ginger, sprinkle of brown sugar and dot with butter.
  • Repeat two more times at least ending with apples arranged artfully on top.
  • Note: the raisins,cinnamon and ginger should be underneath the last layer of apples or they just look nasty.
  • Over the last apples again use the sugar and butter. It will look like an apple pie without the crust.
  • Pour your lemon juice over the top and bake for about 45 minutes at 350.
  • You can make this in advance and freeze or refridgerate it, and then just reheat, covered, after thawing for your dinner.

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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    This is nice! Ginger compliments the apples and yams in this. Thanks for sharing this recipe!
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  • hollymayb 9 years ago
    In case you were wondering, a "blue job" is any job that is simple enough to be entrusted to my Father, or anyone of the male persuasion.
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