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Latest rage in avocado toast trend adds sweet potato slices

Pop slices of unpeeled sweet potato in a regular old toaster and then top it with healthy goodies – like the very popular avocado – for a breakfast or snack …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2015

Sweet potatoes offer taste of fall

Satisfying and filling, humble orange tubers get dressed up by chef Sylvia Fountaine


Gardening with Pat Munts: Summer heat delivers rich sweet potatoes

Raised bed and other tricks to warm soil helped yield a 36-pound harvest.


Gardening: Careful strategy yields crop of Spokane sweet potatoes

Growing sweet potatoes in Spokane – everyone asks if it’s possible and the usual answer is no. Try telling that to two local WSU Master Gardeners. Phyllis Thayer, who lives …


Mashed or gratin, sweet or plain, tater must-haves

Mashed potatoes are creamy and comforting. So are whipped sweet potatoes topped with a velvety crust of toasted marshmallows. This time of year, the root vegetables are readily available. In …


Sweet potatoes and peanuts need warm soil and weather

A while back I wrote about a couple of growing experiments another gardener and I at the Resurrection Community Garden were trying: sweet potatoes and peanuts. Now that the plants …


It was year to try growing two Southern favorites

Many gardeners, myself included, like to experiment each summer with vegetables we don’t normally grow here just to see if this is that one summer we could grow them. Well, …


Sweet potatoes showing promise

HERMISTON, Ore. – Sweet potatoes might prove to be a sweet crop for Columbia Basin growers. The crop did surprisingly well in 2011 and 2012 trials near Pasco, producing yields …