Category: Sweet Potatoes

herb sweet potato dinner rolls

When I worked in D.C., my office was around the corner from two great steak houses, Smith and Wollensky and The Palm. My vegetarian boss would occasionally treat us to a nice company lunch at one of these fine establishments. She believed The Palm had the best caesar salad in the city. I don’t know about that, not a big fan of caesar salads, but The Palm on 19th street did offer one of the best spots in D.C. to…

sweet potato oat-cookies_

Believe it or not, the tone deaf woman writing this blog used to be a budding violinist. From 3rd to 8th grade, I played the violin for my school’s orchestra and I was actually pretty good at it. The highlights of my brief orchestral career include learning to play “Minuet 1,” “William Tell Overture,” and “Spring” from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. However, my crowning achievement was mastering “The First Noel.” Years later, while in college, I picked up my friend’s…

sweet potatoes rosemary on a plate

He has to exist. She’s out there somewhere. Even if it’s impossible to fathom, just know there are people out in the world who don’t like sweet potatoes.  And then there are people like me, who can’t imagine life without the orange-hued superfood. Sweet potatoes are “my thing.” I’ve prepared them dozens of ways and I’m constantly coming up with new ways to incorporate them in my diet.  Whether souped up for a stew, styled for a sweet side dish…