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November 2016
A GF/CF Thanksgiving Classic
 
Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe:
 
6 or 7 cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 cup butter
1 egg
3 or 4 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2-3/4 teaspoon vanilla, to taste
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/2 cup pecan halves for topping
salt to taste
 
Directions:
 
Combine all ingredients in a bowl except the egg and the pecan halves (topping). Taste the mixture and adjust your salt and sugar if needed. Stir in egg. Put in casserole dish and top with pecan halves. I like to make some sort of design with the topping, but it is not necessary. Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees or until set.
Make ahead: This sweet potato casserole can be made one day ahead. Just refrigerate and top with plastic wrap. I add my pecan halves before I put it in the oven and add an additional 5-7 minutes to the baking time.
Serves 8-10
 
Recipe and photo courtesy of Gluten Free Mommy
Notes of Autumn Fall Festival and Wine Tasting
Join us on November 5th for an evening of food, music, and a tasting of more than 25 seasonal and holiday wine varieties! This is a great opportunity to buy your Thanksgiving and Christmas wine while supporting a good cause. St. Gerard House will receive all proceeds from ticket sales. 
 
The event will take place from 6-8pm at Just Vino in Flat Rock.
 
For more information, visit our Facebook event. Tickets can be purchased at the event.
 
2015 Annual Report
 
The 2015 annual report is here! We are so excited to share the highlights from a wonderful year with our friends and supporters. Click on the image above to view the full report.
News and Resources
Rutgers University Debuts Program for Adults with Autism
 
Encouraging Picky Eaters with Autism to Try New Foods
 
Autism and GI Disorders
 
Orchard Inn Hosts Beer Dinner to Benefit St. Gerard House
 
 
Upcoming Programs
 
Now enrolling winter sessions of garden, culinary, and art!
For information or to register, please call Program Coordinator Julia Matthews at 828.693.4223 or email julia@stgerardhouse.org.
 
 
 
Now enrolling winter session of Connect!
For more information or to register, call Sharon Stokes at 828.693.4223 or email connectsgh@gmail.com.
 
 
The next meeting will take place November 21! 
Discussion will focus on tips and tools for managing the holiday season.
Dinner will be served at 5:30 and childcare will be provided! For more details, call us at 828-693-4223. Click here to register now! 
 
For a complete list of programs and services, visit our website.
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Read about Expanding Hope -- our first capital campaign. We're in the midst of transformative growth that will allow us to expand facilities, programs, and scholarships, and we need your help to reach our goal!
For more on naming opportunities and charitable giving, contact:
Bertha Medina
Director of Development
bertha@stgerardhouse.org
828-693-4223 ext. 20

Volunteer
St. Gerard House is a great place to volunteer for joyful experiences and learning opportunities. We serve a variety of age groups through multiple programs.

If you are interested in learning more, please call us at 828-693-4223 or send us an email: info@stgerardhouse.com
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St. Gerard House
828-693-4223
620 Oakland Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
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St. Gerard House  •  620 Oakland St.  •  Hendersonville, NC 28791

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