Sweet potatoes, though welcome on the table any time of year, are a must come Thanksgiving. You might think they seem a bit redundant sitting next to the mashed potatoes, but trust us, they're an essential side dish.

Sweet potatoes bring a little taste of dessert to the dinner table -- they tie the whole meal together. And while we'll always love our potatoes sitting under a layer of even sweeter marshmallows, there are so many different ways to serve this orange root. We've put together our favorite sweet potato recipes!

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