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 »

Top Q&A For: How to Freeze Yams & Sweet Potatoes

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 »

Garden: Ever experienced potato blight & how many years safe were those same potatoes on the same plot?

Potato blight (Phytophthora infests) doesn't usually strike until late July-early August, so you can avoid it by only planting new or early potatoes that are harvested from June onwards.You can gro... Read More »