Hot Sausage & Sweet Potato Lasagna

Hot Sausage & Sweet Potato Lasagna #recipe

An updated twist on the classic with spicy sausage and sweet potatoes tucked in between lasagna noodles with layers of stringy mozzarella and ricotta cheese. I’m on a mission to make classic lasagna obsolete. Just joshin’. It has it’s time and place, mostly on special occasions and holidays. This one is for everyday when my… 

Read More »

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup #recipe

I have a new favorite show! It’s called A Chef’s Life and stars Vivian Howard, a chef who returns to her roots in the south after working in some of the best restaurants in NYC, to open a farm to table restaurant. Every episode revolves around her visiting a local farm and then incorporating their… 

Read More »

Sweet Potato Puff Pastry Galette

Sweet Potato Puff Pastry Galette #recipe

Savory slices of sweet potato are layered over spinach-laced sour cream atop a flaky puff pastry crust. Crumbled feta cheese and chopped walnuts garnish the top. It’s like a reinvented pizza gone wild. Only prettier. I swear I need a chaperone to get me through the produce department. The sight of all the veggies makes… 

Read More »

Spicy Sweet Potato Fritters with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

Sweet Potato Fritters

Pan-fried sweet potato cakes, golden brown on the outside and creamy in the middle with a sour cream and yogurt sauce for dunking. The sweet potato is the star here – there’s not much more to them aside from a little soy sauce, green onion and a spicy pop of ground red pepper for one… 

Read More »

Black Bean, Sweet Potato and Chicken Chili

Black Bean Sweet Potato Chicken Chili

Some times I find myself dreaming of being in a chili cook-off. This hearty, delicious chile with its earthy black beans, sweet potatoes, corn and tender pieces of chicken swimming in a sea of spicy tomatoes could be a top contender.