10 Years of Excellence

In Fall 2016, Academy Days celebrated 10 years of a proven track record for college- and career-bound homeschoolers. With the blessings of Christian families, committed church, and supportive cover school, we look forward to the next 10!

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Recipes for Historical Meals

Each semester we host one historical meal, such as Medieval Feast, Roaring '20s, Food Around the World, and more! Students dress in costumes, and parents bring the food! Click on NEWS for delicious recipes.

Candied Sweet Potatoes PDF Print E-mail
5 pounds of sweet potatoes or yams
3 cups dark brown sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 butter
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Wrap potatoes in aluminum foil and bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 30 minutes until tender. Let cool, then pull off peels. Cut into bite size chucks. Put them into a 9x13x2inch pan or 4 quarts. In a large sauce pan melt butter, then add dark brown sugar, orange juice, ginger, cinnamon, salt, and allspice. Bring to a boil and mix until brown sugar is dissolved. Mix baking soda into hot mixture; when it swells, pour it evenly over potatoes. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and serve. Servings: 20-25

Other Additions: Throw some marshmallow on top and bake. Add walnuts, pecans, raisins or other dried fruit. Instead of orange juice, add Brandy or Jack Daniels.

Brought by Dottie Beaver
 

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