Melissa Haskin Melissa Haskin
February 22, 2013

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Today is National Cook A Sweet Potato Day. Glue, paint, alcohol and ink are a few things George Washington Carver made with sweet potatoes. We suggest eating them instead. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins A, B, and C. The skins are stuffed full of fiber too!

Did you know that you can control how sweet your potato tastes, simply by how you cook it? If you cook it slower more of the potato will turn from starch to sugar. How cool is that? To learn more about the science, click here. In the meantime, here are a few of our most popular sweet potato recipes to kick off your day.

Streuseled Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

Moroccan Shepherd's Pie

Sweet Potato Chile Mac

Sweet Potato Tart with Pecan Crust

And don't miss this recipe from one of our fabulous bloggers: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

For more inspiration, check out this slideshow featuring our best sweet potato recipes! What are you making tonight?

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