Episode #341 | Original Air Date: June 21, 2021
Sweet potatoes thrive in hot, humid climates and are known for their tasty tubers. Their flesh can be yellow, orange, or even purple!
Sweet potatoes should be planted in the spring. Water them often and let them grow for about four months before harvesting.
To help increase their sweetness, place harvested sweet potatoes in a dark, warm room for at least two weeks before eating. After that, store them in a cool, dry pantry.
Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C.
And while the word “yam" is sometimes used to describe the sweet potato, a true yam comes from a totally different plant.
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