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Take Control of Thanksgiving Dinner by Joe Kissell

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Make the Orange Dish

 

The orange dish? Is that really its name? Well, virtually everyone I consulted agreed that Thanksgiving dinner had to have something orange, but opinions differed as to whether that should be a dish made with sweet potatoes, carrots, or squash. My personal favorite among these, and probably the most common at Thanksgiving, is sweet potatoes, so that’s what we’ll be making.

I’ve had sweet potatoes prepared many different ways, including mashed, boiled, roasted, and fried. When I think of Thanksgiving, though, I think of candied sweet potatoes, which is to say, sweet potatoes covered in caramelized sugar.

However—and this is a big “however”—there’s a right way and a wrong way to make candied sweet potatoes. Rule number one: ...

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