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Sweet Potato Carrot Au Gratin

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Ingredients

4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 cups sliced carrots
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put sweet potatoes and carrots in a pot, cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. In large bowl, combine next 4 ingredients. Drain sweet potato mixture, add to bowl and toss to coat. Transfer to a casserole dish coated with nonstick spray and bake for 20 minutes. sprinkle cheese on top and bake for 10 minutes more.

Mary Kastor
Rock Island




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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