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Yam, Yam, Yam (via Holy Poached Eggs!)

19 Mar

On Sweet Potatoes and Yams, in celebration of the blog about Gigi’s Sweet Potato dumplings that she made the other day:

Yam, Yam, Yam In a gut-striking moment of discovery, I have found out that yams and sweet potatoes, in fact, are not the same thing. Traditionally in the South, we don’t use the word “yam.” Instead, we refer to the food as sweet potatoes. And in fact, this is entirely, entirely correct. Actual yams and sweet potatoes are unrelated foods, as I randomly discovered tonight. We normally have foods like pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie for Thanksgiving an … Read More

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