The CookingBites recipe challenge: sweet potatoes or yams

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I learned something new about baking sweet potatoes. Instead of baking at 350-400F (176-204C) like you would a white russet, bake them at a lower temperature for a longer time -- 275F (135C) for a few hours -- until you reach 200F (94C) internal temperature.

The flesh inside turns out smooth and creamy, like mashed potatoes. The flavor is also excellent.

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Love how yours turned out. I was looking at sweet potatoes the last few days, but had only made it to the forum today.
Great baking tip. Will do. Thank you.
 

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Sweet potato & feta salad
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Yam Clam Thank You Ma’am Chowder. I swear I wanted to use yams in the proper sense, but I couldn’t find them. Every supermarket in United States carries a variety of potatoes, including russet, and sweet potatoes. But, no proper yams. I didn’t feel like searching specialty markets to find them, so I went ahead using the American terminology.
 
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Yesterday, I went to grocery-shop. Bought a bunch of sweet potatoes, for some odd ? reason.

At any rate, I plan to make one sweet potato dish today, and I am going to a pot luck dinner tomorrow evening, to which I will bring a second of these.

I have serious ideas for at least one more dish after these.
 

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This is one of the new vegetarian/vegan dishes I mentioned based on sweet potato that went out tonight as a special to see how it's received. Basically it's a sweet potato pave with fried onion, garlic, herbs, coriander, cumin, black cardamom in coconut milk. Sauteed mushrooms, raw jicama batons in a chimichurri marinade. The pave is sitting on swiss chard. Also the sauce is a combo of adobo made fresh and chipotle in adobo sauce, pureed. Also I pickled some jalapenos. We'll see how it sells. It's hard to see the pave, but it is there lol.
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This is one of the new vegetarian/vegan dishes I mentioned based on sweet potato that went out tonight as a special to see how it's received. Basically it's a sweet potato pave with fried onion, garlic, herbs, coriander, cumin, black cardamom in coconut milk. Sauteed mushrooms, raw jicama batons in a chimichurri marinade. The pave is sitting on swiss chard. Also the sauce is a combo of adobo made fresh and chipotle in adobo sauce, pureed. Also I pickled some jalapenos. We'll see how it sells. It's hard to see the pave, but it is there lol.
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It looks gorgeous. Are you going to make this an entry garlichead? If so you need to post it as a separate Recipe thread and then link it back to this thread.
 

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It looks gorgeous. Are you going to make this an entry garlichead? If so you need to post it as a separate Recipe thread and then link it back to this thread.
No MG not going to enter. I will post in the recipe thread if the dish survives. It's not in recipe form yet, just a rough outline with ingredient's. We sold all 14 orders last night with very good reviews, so that's a good thing. I'll be preparing more with some changes and generally I do that at least 3 times before I commit it to a recipe.
 
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