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Luscious Carrot & Yam Coconut Soup with Potato and Cauliflower Mash

Luscious Carrot and Yam Coconut Soup With an amazing texture, this soup makes you melt when you eat it Ė itís that good! Itís great for people on non-dairy diets since coconut milk is used. The cur…

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Sweet Potato Gratin with Shallots and Gouda (Recipe)

Skip the marshmallows and syrup this year -- instead, try this stellar combination of sweet potatoes, shallots and gouda. Thanksgiving prep tip: go ahead and make this the day before. On the day of…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Sage Butter Sauce

  Maple syrup, marshmallows, pecans, brown sugar.. When it comes to mashed sweet potatoes, plenty of sweet potato recipes put way too much emphasis on the sweet. Put down the sugar -- try savo…

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Candied Yams: Yum or Yuck?

There are two types of people in this world, those who like marshmallows on their sweet potatoes and those who would rather be stuck seated next to crazy drunk Aunt Margaret for three hours than b…

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It’s Sweet Potato Time

For most people, fall and the holidays wouldn't seem complete without sweet potatoes. This yummy treat is often confused with the yam. However, the two are actually different vegetables. The sweet pot…

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Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Mash

Now I know some people are convinced that no holiday table is complete without a concoction that includes sweet potatoes and marshmallows. Maybe someone can explain that one to me--I just never bought…

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Spicy Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Grannie used to make Thanksgiving sweet potatoes loaded with butter and gooey marshmallows, but the calorie count was off the charts. Still, sweet potatoes are a well-loved harvest feast tradition tha…

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Corn and Sweet Potato Chowder Recipe

This is such a timeless, "peasant" way of cooking: Combining earthy harvest produce--onions, mineral and antioxidant-rich sweet potatoes, and corn--in a single pot to make a nutritious meal that taste…

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