100 lb. Club - Sweet Potatoes




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Onederchic
09-23-2009, 07:19 PM
I am wondering if I just want to eat just half of one, should I store the other half raw or cooked? :?:


harrismm
09-23-2009, 07:20 PM
Cooked...easy to nuke.I usually bake 2 or 3 at a time because they take a while to cook.Saves time.

Selenan
09-23-2009, 07:21 PM
I would personally store it cooked and wrapped in the fridge. They tend to go brown once cut and may spoil faster if uncooked and cut :)


Onederchic
09-23-2009, 07:23 PM
Thanks ya'll! :D

JulieJ08
09-23-2009, 07:24 PM
Cooked. Personally, I like them cold. But I also like them plain :). Mmmm.

Eumie
09-23-2009, 07:44 PM
Cooked. Personally, I like them cold. But I also like them plain :). Mmmm.

The only way I don't like them is candied! (I despise marshmallows).

WildThings
09-23-2009, 09:09 PM
I've done it both ways depending on how I'm fixing it. I will often make extra to save for lunch or dinner the next day, but I am supposed to eat on a rotation diet which means I can't have it the next day for dinner so will cut in half, rub with lemon (to prevent browning), or just wrap up and refrigerate to eat later in the week. Both ways seem to work just fine, it just depends on whether I want to fix it another way later on.

Onederchic
09-23-2009, 09:26 PM
Thanks so much everyone :)

rockinrobin
09-23-2009, 09:37 PM
Cooked. It'll keep fine for quite a few days.

My problem would be stopping at the 1/2. I LOVE sweet potatoes.

Onederchic
09-23-2009, 09:38 PM
Thanks Robin. I actually haven't had a sweet tater in..years but I am gonna have some tonight. I am thinking about doing the fries thing but I just have Pam and no oil..will that work?

rockinrobin
09-23-2009, 09:49 PM
That should work just fine. Spray em' up well. I like to make them spicy. I add chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, a little sea salt and a tad of cayenne pepper.

Onederchic
09-23-2009, 10:01 PM
Thanks again. I am gonna go get em in the oven now. Wish me luck :D

Onederchic
09-23-2009, 11:06 PM
Just had to report back and say..


I ♥ sweet tater fries!! My new favorite food :D

Alana in Canada
09-23-2009, 11:33 PM
What temperature and how long onderchic? I bought a sweet potato myself this week just to try it!

Onederchic
09-23-2009, 11:34 PM
I did mine at 425 degrees...I cooked for 15 minutes, flipped em then cooked for another 15 minutes.

Suezeeque
09-24-2009, 03:28 AM
I cook sweet potatoes in the microwave. Just push the "potato" button. I also cook squash in the microwave. Spray with spray butter and enjoy. As you can tell, I'm not a cook! ha. As I've confessed before, I'm a volume eater so I would never have the problem of having half left over. I'm working on this.

time2lose
09-24-2009, 08:25 AM
Sweet potatoes are one of my new favorites. I keep several at all times because they store so well and I can fix them fast. I normally eat a whole one but when I am making it to take to work for lunch, I cook it in the microwave and then scoop the flesh out. I store this in a sandwich baggie and it works fine.

Why did I ignore sweet potatoes for so many years??? I missed so many good foods by choosing the stuff that I chose.

Shannon in ATL
09-24-2009, 10:20 AM
Onderchick & Robin - do your sweet potato fries actually get crispy? Mine are always floppy and squishy.

Alana in Canada
09-24-2009, 03:42 PM
Thanks onderchic.

I think I know what I'm cooking, today! :)

Butterfly50
09-24-2009, 04:18 PM
Oh I love Sweet Potato's Any way They are one of my favorite.:D

princess jen
09-24-2009, 04:39 PM
to make mine crispy when they are just about cooked, i up the oven to hi broiler and crisp them up.

girlonfire
09-24-2009, 05:59 PM
Mmmmmm I love spicy sweet potatoes! Like rockinrobin, I like to add paprika or cajun or chili powder...delicious!

Onederchic
09-24-2009, 06:03 PM
Onderchick & Robin - do your sweet potato fries actually get crispy? Mine are always floppy and squishy.

Mine were crispy. I cut them up like fries and left the skin on then sprayed em with pam and sprinkled on sea salt and black pepper. Cooked at 425 for 15 minutes, flipped them then cooked another 15 minutes.

Onederchic
09-24-2009, 06:04 PM
Thanks onderchic.

I think I know what I'm cooking, today! :)

You're welcome! I hope you enjoy em as much as I did :D

rockinrobin
09-24-2009, 07:35 PM
I too leave the skin on and they're fairly cripsy.