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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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Yams versus sweet potatoes

This page is for people bickering over whether there’s a difference between sweet potatoes and yams. There is. Although both taste great, yams (on right in photo) are usually bigger, often asymmetric, and have rough, bark-like skin. And they are … Continue reading

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