What's the difference between sweet potatoes and yams?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How to Freeze Yams & Sweet Potatoes?

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 »

What is the difference between red potatoes&brown potatoes?

There are over 100 varieties of edible potatoes. While every potato variety is a ground-growing starchy tuber in the Solanaceae, or nightshade family, there are differences between the varieties. T... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Split Pea & Sweet Pea?

Edible peas, including split peas, belong to the genus and species Pisum sativum. They are a green vegetable with small, round seeds that are eaten fresh or dried. Peas are a source of vitamins A a... Read More »