Sweet Potatoes

While they are eaten year-around, sweet potatoes are expected at holidays and celebration meals. They can be simply baked and buttered; it also is standard practice to fancify them in a casserole topped with brown sugar and/or melted marshmallows. In recent years, sweet-potato French fries have become a popular alternative to regular French fries. It is not unusual for them to be served with a shaker of cinnamon sugar or a cup of marshmallow sauce for dipping. Because they are a substantial food, sweet potatoes can take the place of meat in vegetarian and vegan dishes. In Rapid City, South Dakota at the outpost of healthful eating called Harriet & Oak Cafe, the hearty sweet potato bowl includes quinoa, spinach, roasted peppers, and goat cheese.

Restaurants With This Dish

Moose Cafe

ASHEVILLE, NC

Boiling Shrimp

STATESBORO, GA

D.I.’s

BASILE, LA

Skipper’s Fish Camp

DARIEN, GA

Miss Jane’s Restaurant

WARRENTON, GA

Auten’s

AIKEN, SC

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