Sweet Potatoes

These delicious tubers, are easy to prepare. They are also very nutritious. Just one cup of cooked yams, delivers 780% of our daily need for Vitamin A (great for skin), 65% of C (for healthy bodies), and 30% of B6 (to prevent brain, and vascular diseases). So, next time you ask yourself what's for dinner?, -please, make sure, you include your sweet ones, on the menu.
BAKED SWEET POTATO
INGREDIENTS - (per person).
1 small/medium potato
dash of fresh, unsalted butter

METHOD
(1) Preheat oven to 400F.
(2) Wash, each potato, pat dry, and place on a roasting tin.
(3) Place roasting tin, and potatoes in the oven. Cook for approximately 45-60 minutes. Roasting time will vary, depending on the size, and numbers of potatoes. To check if they are ready, simply insert wooden skewer, or toothpick, if it feels soft inside, it's ready.
(4) Halve each potato, and garnish with a dash of butter.
ROASTED SWEET POTATOES
INGREDIENTS - (3-4 servings).
2 medium/large potatoes, peeled, and cut into 1 inch chunks
1 tbsp, light brown sugar
1 tbsp, olive oil,
1 tbsp, your favorite seasoning mix

METHOD
(1) Preheat oven to 400F.
(2) Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl, till all potato chunks are coated evenly.
(3) Place mix on a cookie sheet, spread all in one layer.
(4) Cook for approximately 15 minutes (till the tips will begin to brown), turn over, and cook for another 15 minutes. Insert wooden toothpick into potato chunk, if it's soft inside, they are ready to be served (Originally published in Examiner)
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Other Notes
(1) If you are not familiar with cups, assume an empty, 15 ½ oz. size can to have 2 cups capacity (1 cup =8oz. =227g.),
tsp. = teaspoon,
tbsp. = tablespoon,
1lb = 453 grams
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Special Thanks to Town & Country Gardens Contributors: blogger, bulabean, dive-angel (Karin), flickr, Jasmine&Roses, Rita Crane Photography. Rita Crane, daughter of LIFE magazine photographer Ralph Crane. Her work can be seen on Flickr at Rita Crane Photography or on her website., TMR Davies, W.D. Williams

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