- What we are eating in America every day is a sweet potato, and they come in a variety of colors including the traditional orange, as well as white, or even purple.
- Yams are grown in Africa and Latin America — and they can get really huge, like 3 feet long. They also have a scaly, thick skin and need to be pounded out and boiled for a long time to be prepared correctly.
At Thanksgiving, our students love to make delicious sweet potato fries. Click here for the recipe. Enjoy!