When it comes to creating a nutritious meal that is also packed with flavor, I love stuffing sweet potatoes. Not only are they loaded with vitamins and nutrients, but they make the perfect edible bowl for anything from turkey chili to the spicy black bean salsa.
Many research and practice questions remain, but the urgency now is to see more growing and consuming of orange-fleshed sweet potato in Mozambique and the spread of the new varieties to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Think nice, crispy chips can't be part of a healthy diet? Think again! The crispness of fall is in the air, and it should be in your food, too, in the form of delicious chips made from seasonal, locally-grown foods.
On a recent trip to Red Rooster, determined to find a mouthful equal to the hype around, well, everything else about the place, I discovered a lowly side dish, strange and subtle, that deserves a mention all its own.
Dear readers, as I begin this holiday message to you, I am most thankful that I will not be taking anything to the extended Italian family Thanksgiving dinner that requires a previous trip through my oven.