Tag Archives: sweet potatoes

Sweet potato pie

I’ve never been overly impressed with most people’s sweet potato pie.  It’s too bland, too smooth, and too innocuous to be particularly appealing.  Still, it IS a Southern tradition, and sooner or later, I was sure I’d find a recipe … Continue reading

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Sweet potato balls-a surprising recipe

Sweet potatoes are everywhere right now, and they are inexpensive, tasty, and filling.  At the same time, no one wants to eat sweet potatoes the same old way every day.  Leftover sweet potatoes present another problem. This recipe is a … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and ham spoon bread

Spoon bread is a completely Southern dish, so what could be more “traditional” on the Gulf Coast?   It combines two of Southern foods’ favorite ingredients: sweet potatoes and ham.  Unlike most breads, spoon bread is not sliced and eaten, but … Continue reading

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