Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

Doesn’t this combination sound good? These latkes are both savory and sweet  and served with a tangy buttermilk sauce, creamy sriracha sauce or a horseradish cocktail sauce. When I was growing up my Dad made potato pancakes out of a box (would you believe) to go with Sauerbraten and all the fixins’. Now, I not … Continue reading

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

I love hasselback potatoes and I love my new hasselback potato slicer. Makes my life easier and more importantly safer when I use this neat kitchen gadget. I first tried it with russet potatoes which is the best potato gratin dish I have ever eaten. This recipe was in one of my last issues of … Continue reading

Roasted Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

Yummy sweet potatoes roasted with a maple syrup/cinnamon coating which are crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the inside. These were a big hit as a perfect side for a pork roast – everyone loved them! The inspiration for these potatoes comes from pumpkinnspice.com and I basically used the same ingredients but added no salt … Continue reading

Grilled Sweet or Russet Potato Wedges

I decided to combine these two recipes since they make great sides when you are grilling. Par-boiling them speeds up the grilling process and you have tender, crispy and flavorful potato wedges.   Turkey burgers and grilled russet potato wedges.   

Sweet Potatoes with Maple-Horseradish Butter

My family always likes to try new recipes; right now everyone is on a “sweet potato” kick! This delightful dish comes from the Food Network Kitchen and graced a sister’s Easter table this year.  It was a big hit with the maple syrup butter sauce finished with a tbsp. of prepared horseradish.

Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges Five Ways

A tasty side dish to serve with ham and two of the recipes are Weight Watcher’s and the third is from Taste of Home. A third recipe I just found 2-20-13 in a Taste of Home magazine sounds great that has a chili mayo sauce:  

Maple-Jalapeno Sour Cream

Sweet potatoes are great on their own, but occasionally I like to serve this flavorful sour cream.  Maple syrup, sour cream and jalapenos – these are good things when combined together.

Twice- Baked Sweet Potatoes Two Ways

These are ideal to fix when you do not have many guests who like sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving.   A good  side dish to prepare ahead of time and just reheat. The second recipe is from the Food Network Magazine and these would pair well with a nice steak! This year (2013) we added the chopped pecans … Continue reading