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    When to Plant Sweet Potatoes

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    Plant sweet potato sprouts (called “slips”) in the garden 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost. Night temperatures must stay warmer than 60°F (16°C) and the soil temperature should be at least 65°F (18°C) for sweet potatoes to thrive. Start purchased slips or sprout your own about 6 to 8 weeks before setting sprouts […] More

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    Sweet Potato Pancakes

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    Serve sweet potato pancakes with bacon and eggs at breakfast or as a side dish with chicken or ham at supper time. These pancakes aren’t too far a cry from sweet potato pie but just enough. And they aren’t the boiled and mashed sweet potatoes you serve alongside turkey and mashed potatoes. Maple syrup or […] More

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    How to Cook Sweet Potatoes

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    Sweet potatoes can be cooked and prepared in just about every way a potato can. Two Types of Sweet Potato There are two main types of sweet potato (although there are more than 400 varieties): one has orange flesh and becomes soft and moist when cooked, and the other has white flesh and becomes relatively […] More