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kenny

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... add a sweet potato.

Yum Yum :cheeky:, and healthier too.

Also don't peel the potatoes before cutting them; I just soak them scrub them well.
Less work, less mess, more fiber. :dance:
 
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Daisys and Diamonds

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We call sweet potatoes kumera
everdently it counts as your 5 plus a day
Ive grown to like it as mash
now i just add one spud and mainly use the kumera
I like the orange best - makes the mash look pretty

I don't know why but kumera are twice the price as spuds here
 

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If any one has a spair 3 or 4 min here is the story of the farming couple who saved the kumera in NZ
I don't like to use the world sweet very often but this is a sweet story
 

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As a child in Hong Kong, I would often buy roasted sweet potatoes from street vendors, and chose the skinny ones with the most caramelisation on their skins.

I could find the vendors by following the smell of caramelisation a couple of blocks away.

DK :))
 

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Why not just have mashed sweet potato and skip the other at that point.
Tastes better and better for you.
 

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or hunt down some kennebec potatoes for the the best white tater taste.
 

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Personally, I like sweet potatoes more than regular potatoes! I really only ever ate potatoes in either roasted, fried (as in French fries) or mashed form; and sweet potatoes > regular potatoes for all 3. Potatoes only beat out sweet potatoes in baked potato form, I find.

You can also make mashed cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes the next time, but be warned that you’ll have picky eater friends going on about betrayal, deceit and an affront to the good name of Mashed Potato if you try :lol: :lol: (Though honestly, mashed cauliflower is fantastic if made correctly. I have a giant bowl of it for dinner couple times a month).
 

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I never eat regular old spuds anymore, I much prefer sweet potatoes, as mash or chips/fries. Better for you and oh so delish! :lickout:
 

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We only eat sweet potatoes vs regular potatoes as I cannot eat nightshades. And mashed sweet potato is delicious as are sweet potatoes in all forms. YUmmmmmmm.

My favorite sweet potatoes are the ones with the white flesh inside. So good.

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But we enjoy both.

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FYI:
For those of you who are nightshade sensitive:
Nightshade vegetables belong to the family of plants with the Latin name Solanaceae. Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants are all common nightshades.

 

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Oh man. Everyone says this but I'm allergic and they make me really sick :( I agree on not peeling them though. They still taste so so good :D
 

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New batch. Fresh out of the oven.
Tastes amazing and the smell is just divine.
YUmmmmmmm.

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Hi my name is missy and I am a sweet potato-aholic.

And since this is the season how about sweet potato pie? I know that is taking something healthy and making it less so but how can we not talk about sweet potato pie with the holiday season coming up?

Not my photo. If we make SPP I will share a photo here. For now hope this will do.
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Oh man. Everyone says this but I'm allergic and they make me really sick :( I agree on not peeling them though. They still taste so so good :D
Aww I am sorry you are allergic @MeowMeow.
 

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We only eat sweet potatoes vs regular potatoes as I cannot eat nightshades
I've heard/read a bit about this.....I'm concerned I may be hurting myself by eating nightshades....(arthritis) what do you substitute for Tomatoes?
 

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I've heard/read a bit about this.....I'm concerned I may be hurting myself by eating nightshades....(arthritis) what do you substitute for Tomatoes?
Not everyone is sensitive but unfortunately I am. I did an elimination diet to make sure which is something perhaps you can consider doing? I don't substitute anything for tomatoes per se but I eat lots of other vegetables so I don't feel like I am missing out.

Here's some info fyi.





HTH and good luck!
 

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Thank you guys!!!!
I've got some reading to do:)
 

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My condolences to all allergic to tomatoes
im sorry but that is the worst food allergy i can think of taste wise :(2
 
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