sweet potato

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Synonyms for sweet potato

pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh

the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States

egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes


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Traditional Thanksgiving buffet, catered by Sheild Catering, with turkey, delicata squash, mashed potatoes, stuffing, candied yams and more.
The Little Rock restaurant will offer Southern favorites, such as candied yams, fried chicken, pot roast and turnip greens, as well as Asian basics like egg rolls and stir fry, Chow said.
2 candied yams, and a turkey drumstick soaked in gravy!
Locals--who savor Laphand's baked beans, smothered pork chops, candied yams, and loaded omelets regularly--would surely agree with Davis's appraisal.
At which end of the table will Aunt Sally's candied yams sit (as well as aunt Sally herself)?
Turkey Day might leave others stuffed with candied yams, but you'll be burstin' with sweetness thanks to time with faraway family.
She feasted on junk food, cakes, pasta and her favourite candied yams so she could fill the part.
She especially missed her favourite dishes of pasta, catfish and candied yams.
Candied yams work just fine also.) 3 to 5 bouillon cubes, doesn't matter what flavor, chicken, beef, fish, or shrimp (we use Knorr brand) 1 can of stewed tomatoes Water or whey as needed 1/4 cup fresh parsley and cilantro mixed, chopped fine 1/2 cup peanut butter Salt, cayenne pepper to taste
Candied Yams With Brandy (1976) 6 medium peeled yams or sweet potatoes, cooked 1 cup sugar (brown or white) 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup water Salt to taste Slice the cooked yams lengthwise, and place in glass baking dish.
Dishes like Hoppin' John, candied yams, chit'lins (chitterlings), and sweet potato pie are American classics that were born out of necessity, often from the scraps of the main house table supplemented by meager gardens and what could be hunted or fished.
With a classic soul food menu of barbecued ribs, smothered chicken, oxtails, fried chicken, candied yams, macaroni and cheese, and more, you can't help but want to sample everything on the menu.
Instead of gravy, candied yams, stuffing and ambrosia, serve a crisp salad of varied greens and dish up a delectable looking platter of fruit for dessert.
It is loaded with turkey, ham, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts and candied yams. "Thanksgiving," the highest-paid model wrote in the caption.