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Idaho Potatoes (And Sweet Potato Tart)

In our last installment of our trip to Idaho for the potato harvest with the Idaho Potato Commission, we looked at potato farming and packing. This time, we’re focusing on the most fun part: the eating. Whatever you think you know about the nutrition found in potatoes – you’re probably underestimating it. We learned from […]

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Sweet Potato Buns

Sweet potato buns – How can you resist serving something with such a cute name at your Thanksgiving table? We often make potato buns with regular white potatoes, but when we saw these gorgeous organic baby garnet yams from Melissa’s, we knew we were going to want to use them for anything and everything, including […]

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Eggs and (Sweet Potato) Bacon

Someone once described bacon as “the candy of meats,” which is the easiest way to explain why kids love bacon. It’s crispy, salty, and it smells oh-so-delicious in the morning. But even if you buy the uncured bacon, how good is for you, really? As foods go, it’s awfully fatty – and it’s easy to […]

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Heirloom Apple and Sweet Potato Tian

Have you ever taken a bite of a store-bought apple and said to yourself, “How can something that supposedly grew in the sun, on a tree, have so little flavor?” Yeah, us too. But fortunately, now that it’s prime apple season, your chances of getting a good apple have improved dramatically. Earlier this month Frieda’s […]

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Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving. Dinner. Do those two words send a chill up your spine? If you’re cooking this year (like I am), you’re probably not too keen on being reminded just how much work goes into creating this annual feast. But don’t despair! You can get it all done, and you can still cook a tasty feast […]

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Taste Test Sunday: Alterna-Chips

This week instead of tackling Fun Food Saturday we shifted over to Taste Test Sunday. We’re not big on junk foods here at the Jolly Tomato household, but every now and then we just want something savory and crunchy to serve with a sandwich. We thought we’d break away from the traditional potato chips and […]

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