Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

How to choose, prepare, and store Sweet Potatoes.
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Buying Sweet Potatoes

Look for:
sweet potatoes with smooth skin that are small to medium sized.

sweet potatoes that have soft spots, cuts or blemishes.

Seasonality: Fall and winter

Storing Sweet Potatoes

Wrap sweet potatoes individually in newspaper and store in a dark, cool (55-58 degrees Fahrenheit), well-ventilated place for a month.

Preparing Sweet Potatoes

Scrub sweet potatoes with a brush in a bowl of cold water before cooking. Peel sweet potatoes if desired, but the skin is edible.

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