Chai Spiced Sweet Potatoes

My October Secret Recipe Club assignment was the blog Tara’s Multicultural Table which features “fresh, family-friendly recipes from around the world.” After having lived abroad in Japan and Germany, Tara was exposed to and learned to love many different types of cuisines, namely Japanese, German, Italian, Greek, and Vietnamese. Tara’s blog is vast and categorizes her recipes by either continent or ingredients.  You’ll find everything from Vietnamese Salad Rolls to German Donuts, all adorned with beautiful food photography and step-by-step … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

I'm learning through my adventures in the kitchen that you can't give up on a dish.  You need to slowly muster up confidence and continue to test out different versions of the same dish.  Yes, it seems repetitive and boring and a big time suck but, when you're dealing with young kids, sometimes just a slight change in ingredients will create the desired result. In my case, it's two thumbs up from smiling braced and toothless faces.  And, that's exactly what happened when I baked another sweet potato recipe.  Admittedly, I knew that anything … [Read more...]