Poole’s Diner Thanksgiving Recipe Featured in GQ Magazine

November, 22, 2010, by Jedidiah

Poole’s Diner Thanksgiving Recipe Featured in GQ Magazine
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Poole’s Diner owner and Chef Ashley Christensen’s Twice-baked Sweet Potato recipe has been featured in this month’s A Man’s Guide to Thanksgiving in GQ Magazine. We have yet to try this recipe but considering Christensen’s track record for turning any food into culinary gold, we’ll trust that this potato is a must have to impress your friends and family for Turkey Day.

Twice-baked Sweet Potato

Ashley Christensen is chef-owner of Poole’s Downtown Diner—a restaurant that’s reason enough to visit Raleigh, North Carolina. She’s a master of updating down-home staples with deft flavor combinations and impeccable technique, and this Thanksgiving she’s riffing on an American classic: the sweet-potato casserole. “It was ever present at the Thanksgivings of my childhood,” Christensen says of the mix of canned sweet potatoes topped with tiny oven-browned marshmallows. “This version has a little more maturity—it’s casserole all grown up.”

Head over to GQ for the full recipe.

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  • B-fuss
    11/26 09:43 AM

    A “man’s” guide to anything in GQ is an oxymoron.

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