Sweet Potatoes : Healthy and Delicious recipes
More about the Sweet Potato
- Sweet Potatoes are a versatile vegetable. They are not just for holidays. They can be eaten raw or cooked. They can accompany almost meat and can be substituted in recipes that call for apples, squash, or potatoes. They are available year round however the "season" for them is September thru June.
- When buying sweet potatoes you want to select firm, well shaped roots; avoid those with soft spots or signs of decay.
- Store in a cool, dry place with low humidity and use within a week or two after purchase. Do not refrigerate unless they have been cooked. Cold temperatures can cause them to become bitter.