sweet potato

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5 Side Dishes, 5 Ways

Take your favorite Thanksgiving side dishes from boring to brilliant with these quick and easy ingredient upgrades

Sweet Potato with Toasted Coconut (Erisheri)

This starchy side dish gets a kick of heat from cayenne pepper, fresh chiles, and hot red pepper flakes.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Fried Sage and Shaved Chestnuts

Frying sage leaves is easy and provides a real wow factor. The sage and chestnuts make an ideal foil for these pillowy gnocchi.
October 2009

Roasted Sweet-Potato Rounds with Garlic Oil and Fried Sage

Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet enough when caramelized in the oven, so we eschewed brown sugar and “savorized” them instead with garlic oil.
November 2008

Sweet-Potato Coconut Puree

Drawing her inspiration from the Caribbean, food editor Lillian Chou stirred lightly sweetened coconut milk into roasted sweet potatoes.
November 2008

Sweet-Potato and Kimchi Pancakes

Reusing tempers the garlicky heat of spicy kimchi (Korean pickled cabbage) with mellow sweet potatoes in this beautiful balancing act.
October 2008

Yam Biscuits

These quick, easy, flavorful drop biscuits are the basis for Doc Martin’s egg, cheese, and red-chile breakfast sandwiches.
August 2008

Warm Sweet-Potato Pudding with Apples and Chestnuts

Think of the best sweet-potato pie you’ve ever eaten and then take away the crust so you can revel solely in its silky goodness.
January 2008
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