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Baked Yams With Cashew Crunch

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on December 13, 2011

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The other day at my local Whole Foods market they had these huge ugly yet somehow intriguing Japanese sweet potatoes.  With the flavors of Thanksgiving still fresh in my memory I made this easy little side dish.  It went over very well with the tasting panel (my husband and my two boys, 22 and 27).  The Japanese sweet potatoes were a real treat. [click to continue…]

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Roasted Fall Root Vegetables

October 26, 2011
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Fall harvest colors of fiery orange, garnet, pale silver green, and creamy yellow tossed together with shiny jewel like grapes and velvety bits of fresh sage make a dish perfect for the season.  A combination of slightly sweet root vegetables roasted to caramel perfection is delicious served with a garlicky drizzle of balsamic syrup.

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Yam Stuffed Apples

October 28, 2010
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With Halloween impending as evidenced by all the front lawn cemeteries and ghosts floating in spider web enrobed trees, my culinary thoughts are turning to Thanksgiving.   If you compulsively plan ahead like I do, then you too will be thinking of dishes to up change the menu for Thanksgiving while still including all the favorites. […]

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Thanksgiving Yam Bake

November 17, 2009
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As I have mentioned before, in our family, my sister-in-law Francine makes the Thanksgiving Day feast every year.  She always serves a version of a sweet potato bake.  Many years ago, she shared the recipe with me and it had quite a long list of ingredients.  I changed it and came up with this recipe.  […]

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