Denise’s Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe & 3 Simple Ways to Prepare Sweet Potatoes


We live in an agricultural area and the kids have enjoyed watching the crews harvesting sweet potatoes as we drive by on the way to school over the past month.  It's very interesting how they bring in a couple of old retrofitted school buses early in the morning and fill them completely up by lunchtime while pulling the sweet potatoes out of the turned earth by hand to keep … [Read more...]

Grilled Sweet Potato Fries with Cinnamon and Maple – Memorial Day Recipe

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So I was chatting with a friend the other day about sweet much Tyler loves them, different ways to cook them, how they grow.  I said, "You know, I've never grilled them." She replied, "Me neither...but I'll let you figure it out and I'll wait for the post on the website." Naturally, I turned to grillmaster Bobby Flay for his help. Well, I didn't ask him … [Read more...]

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with Ham


I was unable to find a small ham for our Christmas dinner, so I went ahead and purchased a large one. I have had fun coming up with new ways to use the leftover ham, especially since this has given me an excuse to play with some of my Christmas presents. My entire family loved the scalloped sweet potatoes with ham,  giving it the highest compliment in their vocabulary, "this … [Read more...]

Smokehouse Maple Chicken


While foraging yesterday, I found some Smokehouse Maple grill seasoning hanging out amongst the other spices in the spice cabinet. Hmmm....let's try this with some chicken. And I just so happened to have picked up a few packages of chicken at the store this morning. This could not have been an easier chicken to make. It went something like … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Oven Fries


Looking for another great way to use up those UBER CHEAP sweet potatoes?!? This is a great week to buy sweet potatoes, as many stores have them priced as low as $.25/lb!!! You can also cook, mash and freeze them for use in future meals! If you've had your share of sweet potato pie or casserole, then give these a try with the extras!  Would be delicious with a BBQ Turkey … [Read more...]