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Sweet Potatoes With Tang, Spice and Sweetness January 31, 2011

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From the NY Times online…

January 28, 2011, 12:25 pm

Sweet Potatoes With Tang, Spice and Sweetness


Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times

Americans commonly confuse sweet potatoes with yams, explains Martha Rose Shulman in this week’s Recipes for Health:

By sweet potatoes, I mean the orange-fleshed tubers with brownish skin that growers and supermarkets often mislabel as “yams.” The two varieties at my local farmers’ market are jewel yams and the darker-skinned garnet yams, both sweet and moist.

In fact, actual yams have starchier, light yellow flesh and a rough, brown skin; they are native to Africa and Asia, and an important staple in the Caribbean and in parts of Africa. But they don’t have the impressive nutritional profile of real sweet potatoes.

Read on here.


Dirk Riding January 30, 2011

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Riding Out

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Sofy riding out with a rock in hand.


Riding The Stool

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Sofy is riding the bucking stool bronco.


Dirk’s Jacket

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Dirk is still figuring out how to put on his jacket.


Lookin Outdoors January 29, 2011

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Relaxing In The Lounge

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