Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Today’s recipe is brought to you by an intense craving for Thanksgiving foods. If I could bring myself to prep an entire holiday meal just for me, one of these bad boys would be cuddled up next to some turkey and stuffing:Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes....more

Thankful for Sweet Potatoes

Savory Sweet Potato Bread Pudding...more

Snap out of the Sweet Potato Blues

Sorry, Mr. Tired Holiday Sweet Potato Recipe, a cool new kid's in town!...more

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

In this house we LOVE all things sweet potato.Now typically when I think of sweet potatoes they always have marshmallows, a ton of brown sugar, butter, etc. Now don’t get me wrong I love all of those things.BUT.. this is a new twist on your sweet potatoes.It is absolutely DELICIOUS.It took me about 5 minutes to throw this together and get it in the oven.. and speaking of 5.. it won’t cost you but about $5 to make this....more

Autumn Wild Rice with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Pecans and Goat Cheese

This time of year I get a little homesick for Fall in New England.And then I remember that I’m still surfing in a bikini, and I won’t have to shovel any snow this winter.And then I’m not homesick anymore....more

Crispy Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecan and Maple

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with a Maple VinaigretteLast weekend, I was searching for a flavorful side to go with pork tenderloin. I wanted something that was savory because I find pork tenderloin to be somewhat bland. I turned to a cookbook entitled, Ottolenghi: The Cookbook. The recipes in this cookbook are wonderful because the full flavor of each ingredient is distinctly tasted. As Yotam Ottolenghi states in the forward to the cookbook, the recipes represent all the different aspects of their restaurant’s food – “vibrant, bold and honest.”...more

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

I love fries!  Who doesn’t?There’s nothing quite like a burger and fries to remind me I’m an American from the Midwest   I don’t know if its been the cold Northern Iowan temperatures or just that I really love them, but lately I’ve been craving a nice crispy fry....more

Roasted sweet potatoes with cane syrup

Here at the beginning of November, I'm optimistic that I can get everything done that needs to be done from now to the end of the year and have fun, too. We'll see how that goes. Since I've been a slave to the school schedule, I've felt that Thanksgiving gets the short end of the stick, caught between the candy- and costume-fueled foolery of Halloween and the green- and red-bedecked halls of Christmas. Truth is, as much as I love the other two, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, I just wish I had time to slow down and enjoy it....more
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