Mmmm, sweet potatoes! I can already taste the sweet potato fries, the sweet potato casserole, and sweet potato slices caramelized on the grill! Growing sweet potatoes is surprisingly easy and they grow very well in many parts of the United States. They also keep very well for winter use! Win, win! Let’s get started!
Sweet potatoes are heroes in my household. Mashed, smashed, baked, scalloped, fried…I could Bubba from Forrest Gump all day long with sweet potatoes. They’re amazing sources of Vitamin A (214% of your daily recommended allowance in one cup of baked sweet potato), C (52%) and manganese (50%). Regular potatoes can’t hold a candle to them.
I love to grow sweet potatoes! And they are fairly easy to grow once you have the right information. I can tell you once you’ve had the taste of fresh, homegrown, sweet potatoes…you’ll never want anything else. I have a few tips that will help you grow sweet potatoes at home and have the best […]
Autumn is one of my favorite times of year. The weather has cooled off just enough that my outside chores don’t leave me feeling completely exhausted, but there is still enough sunshine to keep me from feeling the winter blues. It is also a great season for cooking because so many wonderful fruits and vegetables […]
One day this last Spring, I saw sweet potato slips at the local greenhouse. I wanted them. I love sweet potatoes and thought it would be a great addition to my winter food supply. However, I have planted sweet potatoes before. They looked like they did really well until I went to dig them and […]
This small batch recipe is very similar to pumpkin bars but we’ve added a few twists. Flaky sea salt sprinkled over the frosting takes these to a whole new place. Addicting.