CATEGORY: Sweet Potatoes
Warm Winter Sweet Potato Salad with Beluga Lentils & Cider Vinaigrette; Macarons with Honey Frosting

Warm Winter Sweet Potato Salad with Beluga Lentils & Cider Vinaigrette; Macarons with Honey Frosting

I believe in lentils. Include lentils in your recipe and you have a main course, I say.
Creamy Sweet Potato Soup and Black-Eyed Pea Cassoulet

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup and Black-Eyed Pea Cassoulet

Like a warm blanket: smooth soup and a bean cassoulet.
Peanut Stew with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach; Cheese Crackers

Peanut Stew with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach; Cheese Crackers

My own Cheez-Its become a victory of food brilliance.
Roast Chicken with Saffron, Hazelnuts and Honey and Danielle's Sweet Potato Gratin

Roast Chicken with Saffron, Hazelnuts and Honey and Danielle’s Sweet Potato Gratin

And my love deepens...as I lick the plate and swoon, in general.
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with Sweet Potato and Apple

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with Sweet Potato and Apple

To see an artfully weaved crust of pastry atop a casserole is totally intimidating, I admit.
Chicken Mushroom Meatloaf and Kale and Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Chicken Mushroom Meatloaf and Kale and Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes

As a cook, the appeal of meatloaf -- I'll dare to say -- is creating a composed, contrived terrine of food that requires no glamorous expectations. It's hands-on, messy, then cooks by itself in a single loaf pan.
Burnished Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips and Fresh Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Crisps

Burnished Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips and Fresh Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Crisps

How does a cook "burnish" a chicken thigh? I giggled -- curiously -- at the notion, when I saw this recipe.
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Leeks and Sausage and Milk-Braised Zucchini

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Leeks and Sausage and Milk-Braised Zucchini

How do you feel about the "twice-baked" concept? In our world, where sweet potatoes are glorious when baked only once, why waste my time with this idea of doing it twice?