How to Freeze Yams & Sweet Potatoes?

Answer Sweet potatoes, also called yams, aren't true potatoes. These tuberous roots of the flowering sweet-potato vine have rich yellow or orange flesh and a sweet flavor. Homegrown sweet potatoes and yam... Read More »

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Can yams&sweet potatoes be mashed?

Not only can yams and sweet potatoes be mashed, the tubers can be a great accompaniment to chicken. Simply cut into chunks, boil or bake until tender and mash with milk, butter and spices as you wo... Read More »

What's the difference between sweet potatoes and yams?

Although yams and sweet potatoes are both angiosperms (flowering plants), they are not related botanically. Yams are a monocot (a plant having one embryonic seed leaf) and from the Dioscoreaceae or... Read More »

Im allergic to white potatoes but not sweet potatoes. Why?

Sweet potatoes are not really true potatoes, they are not just a yellow colored potatoes. The common potato is from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family (also known as the night... Read More »

How do you know when to dig up sweet potatoes?

Most commonly, sweet potatoes are harvested when the plant dies off, often as winter approaches and frosts begin. They can be harvested before this by cutting tubers from the plant. If the cut tube... Read More »