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Ellen’s monologue on sweet potatoes and yams

[#yamgate] For those people fascinated by the confusion some Americans have about sweet potatoes and yams, you should probably watch this clip from The Ellen Show. During the monologue she showed two photographs: a white-skinned sweet potato (which she called … Continue reading

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Sweet potatoes and yams

Some photographs to get you excited about starches on Thanksgiving.  If you’re curious about the difference between yams, sweet potatoes, and potatoes, please refer to my page, “Yams and sweet potatoes are not potatoes.”  

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