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Getting’ Ready for Football Season with Sweet Taters

Okay y’all – it’s finally here – football season! Whether you’re a lover of college, professional or even your local high school team, there’s just something special about this time of year. And we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than by adding sweetpotatoes to every football party snack! From chili to nachos to gameday appetizers, sweet taters will satisfy the whole crowd while they cheer on their favorite team. Take a look at some of our favorite…

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Get Grillin’ this Fourth of July with Sweetpotatoes!

It’s finally here y’all, everyone’s favorite summertime holiday: the Fourth of July! So that means hot dogs, fresh watermelon and grilled everything. You know we just love grilled sweetpotatoes, and we’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites for your outdoor barbecue tomorrow! Grilled Sweetpotato Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing, Blue Cheese and Pecans This grilled salad blows your boring ol’ sweetpotato salad out of the water! With tangy blue cheese and crunchy pecans, your taste…

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day the Sweet Way!

We’re all a little bit Irish today, aren’t we y’all? From green beer to delicious food, there isn’t anything about St. Patrick’s Day we don’t love. Add a touch of sweetness to classic Irish meals by swapping in sweetpotatoes for bites the whole family is sure to love. Sweetpotato Shepherd’s Pie We all know shepherd’s pie is one of the most classic Irish dishes out there, so we just couldn’t help ourselves by sharing this version from…

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Sweet Tater Shout Out: Baked Sweetpotato Fries with Three Vegan Dips

Oh boy, do we have a Fourth of July surprise for you! The Fourth brings back all sorts of memories, from barbeques to swimming, parades down Main Street to just being with family and friends. But what would this day be without some delicious food? Sweetpotato Soul, on of our Sweet Tater Ambassadors, created this special (and easy!) recipe for Baked Sweetpotato Fries with three dippin’ sauces: chipotle aioli,…

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Sweet Tater Shout Out: Mexican Loaded Sweetpotato Fries

If y’all know anything about us, you know we have a slight obsession with sweetpotato fries. All those delicious dipping sauces, toppings and add-ons – what’s not to love? So when our Sweet Tater Ambassador duo from A Couple of Cooks shared their yummy recipe for Mexican Loaded Sweetpotato Fries, we just couldn’t help but get a little excited! These fries are perfect for throwin’ a get together with friends or even a…

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Say Hello to Sweetpotato Perfection: Tips for the Perfect Fries

Secret Agent Sweetpotato reporting for duty. A while back we let you in on some baking hacks. Now we’re here to answer the question that has stumped so many…. how to get the perfect sweetpotato fries. Photo Cred: Camilla Styles Here at the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission we know our taters, so we’ll let you in on some tricks. No longer will your efforts turn out to be a sad, limp pile of fries.

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Naughty Cravings: Sweetpotato Fries with Marshmallow Sauce and Bacon Bits

This is the first post under our new feature, Naughty Cravings. What constitutes a naughty craving? A photo/recipe that is so over-the-top lavish, fat-laden and obviously heart attack inducing that you can’t wait to scarf it down. Our first item on the list, crispy FRIED sweetpotato sticks enveloped in a blanket of marshmallow sauce and sprinkled with crumbled bacon. Ouch! This naughty snack was served by San Francisco’s Global Gourmet Catering at the Outside Land’s…

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Sweet Potatoes Rule the Internet – Tex Mex Sweets!

One of Our Deserving Winners…Sweet Potato Foil Tacos Congrats to all the winners in the Sweet n’ Healthy Blogger Recipe Contest!  We have had a lot of great entries in past years, but this year’s entries raised the bar a few notches in creativity and deliciousness!  I plan to try all the winning recipes, of course.  Last night, I tried the Sweet Potato Foil Packet Tacos form Perry’s Plate.  It was easy to…

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Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I am absolutely overjoyed that sweet potatoes are finally getting the recognition they deserve. As we posted before, sweet potatoes have been sited on an endless number of food trend lists for 2011. According to the following sites, we’ll be seeing sweet potatoes in packaged goods, confections, everyday meals and at restaurants… and we’re not just talking fries here. Specialtyfood.com predicts the sweet potatoes will be a hot flavor in confections. Epicurious.com predicts that sweet…

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