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 »

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 »

Sweet potatoes?

There is a difference between a yam and a sweet potato which my account for the difference in calories.