Tasting Life Twice

Author Crystal King muses on life, history, writing and food.

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Renaissance Style Sweet Potatoes

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Crystal King Nov 26, 2019 8:30:00 AM
Renaissance Style Sweet Potatoes

Every holiday season, the humble sweet potato transforms into a delicious side dish, sometimes simple, sometimes decadent. The sweet potato (which is different than a yam, sorry Louisiana) is a tuber native to South America but it found its way to Europe and parts East once the New World explorations began. Gerard Paul, over at the fantastic site, ManyEats, has a fascinating history of the sweet potato here.