Sweet Potato Sandwich Rolls

Since discovering how easy it is to make my own rolls the mere thought of eating a factory baked roll sends me into a tizzy. It’s then I strap on my apron and make a beeline straight for the kitchen!

One of the most important things to keep in mind when bread baking is it takes some forethought if you plan on eating dinner at a reasonable time.

When it’s late in the evening and you’re still waiting for the rolls to rise, your hungry family will  rebel. … 

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Candied Bacon Sweet Potato Waffle Fries

Going into the fourth week of french fry creating and testing for Alexia Foods, one would think I might be entirely tired of eating french fries by now. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.

The one day I didn’t eat french fries an overwhelming craving hit me head on at 11:00 p.m.

I’ve developed quite a french fry habit, one that is going to be hard to break!… 

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Alexia “Reinvent a Classic” French Fry Update: Sweet Potato “Pie” Dessert Fries

Sweet Potato Pie Dessert Fries w/ Maple Yogurt Dipping Sauce

To bring you up to date, in case you missed my first post, I am creating a one-of-a-kind french fry flavor for Alexia Foods, along with 20 of my fellow bloggers.

Alexia will pick the top four to go head to head in a consumer vote on Facebook…. 

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Stuffing

My Mom’s sausage stuffing is renowned. It used to be a once a year happening (Thanksgiving) that I would start dreaming about the moment the last scrap of leftovers were eaten. Once a year wasn’t nearly often enough to satisfy me. Only lately Momma Spice has been making stuffing more often. And experimenting. A lot…. 

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Mollie Katzen’s Gypsy Soup

Gypsy Soup

Gypsy soup is packed full of the incredibly delicious combination of sweet potatoes, chickpeas and kale. The rusty color of the broth comes from a combination of tomato, paprika and turmeric with sweet basil thrown in for good  measure.

It’s a deeply nourishing elixir that I could feel coursing through my body into my bones making me feel instantly warmer and healthier. It lifted my spirits and rejuvenated me when I didn’t realize I felt bad to begin with! I can’t help but love a soup like that. I’m convinced it has magical properties. Magical, healing properties.

Try this if you’re feeling under the weather or just need a little pick-me-up. It works wonders for the body, mind and soul!

Mollie Katzen's Gypsy Soup

Gypsy Soup
2 -3 tablespoons olive oil
2 large yellow onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 stalk celery, diced
2 large sweet potatoes, diced
1 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
1/3 cup tomato sauce
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon basil
a dash of cinnamon
a dash of cayenne
1 bay leaf
4 cups vegetable broth or water
1 (14 ounce) can chick peas, drained and rinsed
2 cups kale leaves, torn into bite size pieces, stems removed

1. In a soup pot or large saucepan heat the olive oil and saute onion, garlic and celery over medium-low heat until tender. Add sweet potato and salt; saute 3-4 more minutes.

2. Add seasonings, tomato, broth, chickpeas and kale. Bring to a boil and simmer slowly for 25 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender. Taste halfway through and adjust seasonings if needed. Remove bay leaf before serving. Serve immediately with crusty bread.

I’m linking this to Chaya of My Sweet and Savory for Meatless Mondays and to Deb of Kahakai Kitchen for her Souper (Soup, Salad, Sammie) Sundays event.

The winner of the Tassimo T20 is Raina of Garden of Yum and the winner of the Natural Vines giveaway is Emily Z. of EZ’s Recipes. Congratulations to Raina and Emily Z. and thank you all for entering!