Cookbook Giveaway - Sweet Potato Love

Jackie Garvin's newest title Sweet Potato Love shares sixty recipes for this vibrant root vegetable.

Recipes for Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Chipotle Pepper Chili; Strawberry Sweet Potato Bread with Glaze; and Pulled Pork Tacos with Spicy Sweet Potato Slaw are examples of the creative dishes that fill this book.

The book is seasonally organized with lovely photographs and 'sweet tips' sprinkled throughout. Jackie's homey recipes and storytelling make this a fun book to read and cook from.

You can learn more about Sweet Potato Love in our recipe post featuring two dishes you can try now. We're delighted to offer 3 autographed copies of the book to EYB Members in U.S.  One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What is your favorite way to enjoy sweet potatoes?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends October 25, 2016.



  • camtncook  on  9/25/2016 at 10:33 AM

    I like them mashed up with maple syrup, sour cream, and a chipotle in adobo added. Thanks to Food52 for that recipe.

  • Siegal  on  9/25/2016 at 10:43 AM

    I love sweet potato latkes

  • Megoola  on  9/25/2016 at 11:03 AM

    I make "yamadillas" the plant-based alternative to quesadillas.

  • sir_ken_g  on  9/25/2016 at 11:20 AM

    Southern style, baked with lots of butter, sugar and sliced oranges or lemons

  • lollytrolley  on  9/25/2016 at 11:51 AM

    Roasted then mashed with cardamom and butter, fried shallots on top.

  • Nancith  on  9/25/2016 at 3:46 PM

    Roasting them with red onions, then serving on a bed of arugula w/ a maple syrup-infused dressing.

  • lebarron2001  on  9/25/2016 at 5:28 PM

    candied sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving

  • djoh437938  on  9/25/2016 at 6:03 PM

    backed and mashed in their shells with butter

  • sgump  on  9/25/2016 at 9:22 PM

    I like a baked (or, okay, microwaved) in-jacket sweet potato, which, after cutting open, I then top with spinach sauteed with lots of minced garlic and finish with a dollop of sour cream, salt, pepper, and freshly grated nutmeg: yum!

  • sbh2006  on  9/25/2016 at 10:40 PM

    FYI: the Twitter link that comes up for this in the Rafflecopter form is for "Damn Delicious," not "Sweet Potato Love."

  • sbh2006  on  9/25/2016 at 10:42 PM

    I love them every way, but my favorite is how they serve them in Japan: roasted over hot stones and served piping hot, the smell is incredible. I've been known to chase the yaki-imo truck across town to get my fix! Would love to win this, thanks to EYB for another great giveaway!

  • tennyogirl  on  9/26/2016 at 1:00 AM

    I'm with sbh2006. Lived in Kagoshima Japan for a couple of years and the yaki-imo truck is better than an ice cream truck!

  • jenmacgregor18  on  9/26/2016 at 6:53 AM

    Deborah Madison's Sweet potatoes with White Miso Ginger Sauce, as it appears in Vegetable Literacy.

  • JulesLP  on  9/26/2016 at 8:06 AM

    I love baked sweet potatoes with cinnamon sugar

  • hillsboroks  on  9/26/2016 at 9:56 AM

    I love to roast them and then put them in a sweet potato salad with a chili lime dressing.

  • Amdona  on  9/26/2016 at 11:26 AM

    I love mashed sweet potatoes with maple syrup

  • ravensfan  on  9/26/2016 at 3:37 PM

    Sweet potato fries!

  • ballen  on  9/26/2016 at 10:07 PM

    Twice baked with herbs and cheese stuffing.

  • annieski  on  9/28/2016 at 3:06 AM

    Baked (with butter)

  • ltsuk  on  9/30/2016 at 12:12 AM

    wedges baked like fries

  • Terra5  on  9/30/2016 at 2:13 AM

    Baked, with butter and brown sugar.

  • cadfael  on  9/30/2016 at 3:01 AM

    Sweet potato fries with curry mayo

  • tarae1204  on  9/30/2016 at 5:55 AM

    Just plain roasted...

  • Lafauvette  on  9/30/2016 at 9:40 AM

    I love to use sweet potatoes as a crust for quiche!

  • pandapotamus  on  9/30/2016 at 10:54 AM

    sweet potato fries!

  • EliseNMA  on  9/30/2016 at 12:22 PM

    I love sweet potatoes every which way, except when they are over-sugared. They don't need sugar. As someone else just posted, they are good just plain roasted!

  • love2chow  on  9/30/2016 at 12:24 PM

    mashed with apple cider

  • KudosKitchen1  on  9/30/2016 at 1:31 PM

    I'm super excited about Jackie's new cookbook. I'm actually painting her a coffee mug of this book cover. Since I love sweet potatoes, I have a special place in my heart for this book! I love mashed sweet potatoes most!

  • sarahawker  on  9/30/2016 at 1:45 PM

    I've made sweet potato latkes and used them as burger buns, they were amazing.

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  9/30/2016 at 1:54 PM

    I grew up eating roasted sweet potatoes as a dessert. This is still my favourite way to eat them.

  • avanoir  on  10/1/2016 at 10:16 PM

    I love sweet potatoes roasted

  • FireRunner2379  on  10/5/2016 at 12:03 AM

    As a child I hated sweet potatoes, now they are on my plate at least once a week. I like baked sweet potato fries coated with cinnamon, cayenne pepper and fresh rosemary. I drizzle them with a bit of honey after they're baked!

  • Katiefayhutson  on  10/5/2016 at 11:50 PM

    Mother's sweet potato casserole, baked, mashed, fried, or as a hash

  • JanScholl  on  10/7/2016 at 12:24 AM

    Pan grilled with garlic. NO SUGAR allowed!

  • bangss  on  10/7/2016 at 9:04 PM

    I don't know yet, but I'm growing 9 different varieties this year, so we'll soon find out! ;) I hated them until recently - it was a sweet potato chipotle mash that made me reevaluate.

  • cocecitycook  on  10/8/2016 at 4:44 AM


  • pgarcia  on  10/8/2016 at 5:10 PM

    Baked - topped with whatever I'm in the mood for!

  • CBLee  on  10/9/2016 at 6:25 PM

    I love eating candied sweet potatoes, yum!

  • juazella  on  10/10/2016 at 12:02 AM

    baked sweet potatoes with cheese, bacon, and sour cream

  • alirov  on  10/12/2016 at 12:30 AM

    I don't know if Taro is considered a sweet potato but Taro buns!

  • NaomiH  on  10/14/2016 at 3:21 PM

    I like sweet potatoes in a curry.

  • Lafauvette  on  10/14/2016 at 7:06 PM

    Sweet potato curry

  • earthnfire  on  10/14/2016 at 7:15 PM

    Simply baked, with cinnamon and butter

  • tmatthey  on  10/14/2016 at 7:15 PM

    I don't have much history cooking sweet potatoes since I never realized I could learn to like them (I generally don't like sweet vegetables, nor am I much of a fruit eater). However, I am learning that I can like sweet potatoes ... just need to be judicious about which recipes I try to cook. Last winter I started roasting sweet potato wedges with chili spicing and liked that well enough. Here is to personal growth - I can learn to love sweet potatoes, yes I can!

  • lauriesk  on  10/14/2016 at 9:04 PM

    I love to peel and dice sweet potatoes and then roast them in the oven.

  • lhudson  on  10/15/2016 at 8:05 AM

    The family likes Sweet Potato French Fries, would love to learn some new ways to cook them.

  • Dcotter  on  10/15/2016 at 9:01 AM

    Sweet potato fries seasoned with salt and mexican chili.

  • hrhacissej  on  10/15/2016 at 9:38 AM

    I bake sweet potato fries seasoned with Whole Foods Carribean BBQ Seasoning. They go great with pulled pork sandwiches!

  • snickity  on  10/15/2016 at 9:58 AM

    I was raised in the south, but reared by a mother from Nebraska. I am still trying to learn southern cooking as I love it. I do cook sweet potato casserole with pecans that everyone loves and requests.

  • ydixon57  on  10/15/2016 at 12:24 PM

    In a pie

  • clairew137  on  10/15/2016 at 3:39 PM


  • SpiceAndInk  on  10/16/2016 at 1:08 PM

    "What is your favorite way to enjoy sweet potatoes?" So far, it has to be the french-fried sweet potatoes drizzled in honey I had at a local restaurant in Seattle. Soooooo good!

  • ballen  on  10/17/2016 at 6:13 AM

    My mother's sweet potato casserole.

  • daniellespinato1  on  10/17/2016 at 2:18 PM

    We like to cut them into thick matchsticks, roast them, and serve in a burrito with kale and black eyed peas.

  • Rinshin  on  10/18/2016 at 2:51 PM

    Sweet potato salad with lots of garlic

  • edyenicole  on  10/18/2016 at 3:07 PM

    I love sweet potato fries.

  • gjelizabeth  on  10/19/2016 at 8:40 PM

    I don't have a current favorite but I'd like a recipe for a sweet potato quick bread or bundt cake.

  • bfg67  on  10/20/2016 at 3:31 AM

    as fries

  • herby  on  10/20/2016 at 3:51 PM

    Sweet potato over roasted "fries"

  • kleins99  on  10/22/2016 at 8:47 PM

    This year my kids want sweet potato fries with marshmallow dipping sauce for Thanksgiving. I prefer them cubed and tossed with bacon, apple and onion for a sweet potato hash.

  • dangold  on  10/23/2016 at 10:47 PM

    Sweet potato fries! (With a little brown sugar and cinnamon!)

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