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Halloween may still be more than a week away, but it looks like some are already planning ahead to the next big event: Thanksgiving. According to Yahoo! web trend expert Carolyn Clark, regular potatoes are being outed by their sweeter counterpart. Sweet potatoes are spiking in search, particularly when it comes to all the different ways this nutrient-rich food can be cooked. From sweet after-dinner bites to tasty side dishes, check out our favorite ways to cook with sweet potatoes.

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas With Honey

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas With Honey: Get the recipe >>

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes: Get the recipe >>

Sweet Potato Hand Pies

Sweet Potato Hand Pies: Get the recipe >>

Sweet Potato Souffle

Individual Maple Sweet Potato Souffles: Get the recipe >>

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries: Get the recipe >>

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Pecans + Spiced Maple Sauce: Get the recipe >>

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Sweet Potato Pie: Get the recipe >>

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato-Pecan Casserole: Get the recipe >>

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Pecans + Marshmallows: Get the recipe >>

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Smoked Chile Scalloped Sweet Potatoes: Get the recipe >>

We haven’t forgotten about you, Mr. Potato. Check out these delicious recipes using Yukon gold, red and russet potatoes:

4 Responses

  1. AJ Rogers says:

    These look delicious!!

  2. CplusE says:

    I'm not a big fan of putting sweet stuff on sweet potatoes, but the two recipes using chipotle peppers look intriguing — this may be the year for a Southwestern-style Thanksgiving at our house!

  3. anna watson says:

    Sweet potatoes are so good for the body and these recipes look so tasty!

  4. Joeanna Anthony says:

    Wedges – Roasted Sweet-Potato
    3 small sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
    1 1/2 tablespoons garlic-flavored olive oil
    1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
    2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
    1/2 teaspoon

    Peel sweet potatoes; cut each potato into 8 length wise wedges. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes and remaining ingredients; toss well to coat.

    Preheat oven to 450°.

    Arrange potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake potatoes at 450° for 30 minutes or until soft and lightly browned, turning wedges after the first 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

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