Baked Sweet Potatoes
Butter or margarine
Wash and scrub sweet potatoes with a vegetable brush, if available. Dry with cloth towel and put in the center of a 375 degree oven. Bake for 1 hour. Remove one potato and be sure it yields slightly when squeezed. Remove remaining potatoes from oven an d cut a slit in each potato and press sides to loosen skin from sides. Serve with butter or margarine.
(Sweet potatoes were a stable vegetable in the south where it like the more tropical weather than the northern part of America. It is considered one of nature's most complete foods. It can be sliced and fried; sliced and candied; mashed or whipped, like w hite potatoes; and made into a pie.)
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