Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes
These Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes are an excellent side dish – sweet, savoury, and spicy they are a delicious accompaniment to your favourite protein. Made with regular or vegan butter they will satisfy any diet. I have to confess. I don’t like sweet potatoes. I feel like I should. You can’t really be a foodie and not like sweet potatoes, right? They are delicious, nutritious, healthy, pretty and are a food photographer and food stylist dream – great to add colour and dimension to photographs. I used to dice and roast them with some olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic cloves. They turned out fine. Perfectly tender with crisp golden edges. Yet, I just couldn’t get on board. No matter how many times I tried to love sweet potatoes I just couldn’t. Until now. A couple of weeks ago I started giving solids to my baby and one of the foods I decided to try was sweet potatoes. So, I bought one large potato and went on pinterest to check how to perfectly bake it. I found an article with 5 tips for baking the perfect sweet potato from Healing Tomato. I followed some of the tips, adjusted the baking temperature to my [...]
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Roasted Parmesan Rosemary Red Potatoes
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