For a 9-inch pie:
2 eggs
½ tsp. ginger
1 pound squash or sweet potatoes
¼ tsp. cloves
¾ c sugar
1-2/3 c evaporated milk, light cream, or soy milk
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
Heat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare pastry. Beat eggs slightly, beat in remaining ingredients. Pour into pastry lined pie pan. Bake 15 minutes.  Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees. Bake 45 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. If desired, serve with sweetened whipped cream.
Recipe adapted from Molly’s mom’s old Betty Crocker Cookbook (Thanks, Betty!)