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Steakhouse Mashed Sweet Potatoes

I had heard some great things about the mashed sweet potatoes at Outback Steakhouse, so recently my husband and I decided to have a night out to try this side dish for ourselves. My husband ordered the Outback Special Sirloin, and I opted for the Grilled Pork Chops. We both decided to try the mashed sweet potatoes as our side dishes. Wow! They were delicious. It was such a refreshing change from the baked potato that is the typical…

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Sweet or Savory – That is the question.

Earlier today I was making some mashed sweet potatoes and a thought occurred to me. Why are most mashed white potatoes savory, while most mashed sweet potatoes are sweetened? I understand that the word sweet is right in the name, but sweet potatoes are a lot more versatile than the name implies. Don’t get me wrong, that brown sugar yam casserole with the little marshmallows is delicious, but I wanted to go a little deeper than that today. With that…

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