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I was looking for a sweet potato recipe that wasn’t too complicated but whose flavors would enhance turkey and her accoutrements.
I found this recipe in the 101 Cookbook recipe archives; she, in turn, found the recipe in Terrance Brennan’s cookbook, Artisanal Cooking. The flavors of orange zest, vanilla and sweet potato are sublime together.
The original recipe is a bit different and also includes a recipe for an Autumn Spice oil. This would be a marvelous addition to the sweet potatoes, if you’ve the time.
My kids gave me an Instant Pot for Mother’s Day. Both passionate cooks, they told me they couldn’t imagine life without the contraption. But, to be honest, I rolled my eyes when opening the box—the last thing I need is another kitchen gadget cluttering my counters. That’s until I spied a yogurt button on the panel. I can make … Full recipe post »
Must pasta insist we default to basil and oregano when seasoning the accompanying sauce? Does Indian cuisine demand we pay homage to proteins with basmati rice, potatoes or Naan? Break free the chains! Particularly now since Al Dente’s latest line of Piccola Pastas have hit market shelves to switch things up. My last post, Pastazanella, was inspired by … Full recipe post »
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