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Friday, November 4, 2011

Sweet Potatoes Are Everywhere!

If you want to consider sweet potatoes for your holiday meal, consider something beyond marshmallow-topped dishes this year.  EatingWell has some great suggestions for special day and any day sweet potatoes without a marshmallow in sight!  Take a look at some of the side dish and main dish uses they suggest at  Here's a suggestion to go with your Friday night supper:

Oven Sweet Potato Fries
From EatingWell:  EatingWell Serves Two
Making oven fries out of sweet potatoes brings out their inherent sweetness.
2 servings | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss sweet potato wedges with oil, salt and pepper. Spread the wedges out on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until browned and tender, turning once, about 20 minutes total.