Carolyn Eichin
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February 5, 2014
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Carolyn Eichin: Sweet potato ‘pies’ make for an easy, tasty side dish

To me, sweet potatoes are exotic. My mom didn’t like them and rarely served sweet potatoes when I was a kid, so I didn’t discover them until I was an adult. Now I’m glad I did, as they are one of my favorites. Traditional holiday meals often feature sweet potato casseroles topped with marshmallows. For me, that casserole is just too sweet and is ready to be replaced with a side dish that plays up the savory side of sweet potatoes. I encountered this sweet potato gratin recipe while traveling in Virginia. The waiter gave me a sketch of the …

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