Who says sweet potatoes are just for kids? This Thanksgiving, bring the booze along as you prepare this delicious whiskey-glazed sweet potato casserole. The whiskey provides a subtle, smoky sweetness to the dish, but don't worry. The kids will love it too, as all the alcohol is burned out during the cooking process.
The recipe below calls for 1/4 cup of regular whiskey, but feel free to use a honey whiskey for a little extra sweetness. The crunch from the pecans is a perfect way to balance the flavors and textures of the dish, but be careful! You may want to keep the kids out of the kitchen when making this dish, as the pecans might flambé when you add the whiskey to the pan. But feel free to make yourself a cocktail while you have the free time.