Sweet Potato-Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Sweet Potato-Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

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Photo by: Sidney Bensimon

In a world perpetually hung up on whether pineapple has a place on pizza, how about we not overlook another important food pairing: whether you’re on Team Glaze or Team Cream Cheese Frosting for cinnamon rolls. What ever side you are on, Jenné Claiborne may be able to make you forget everything with her sweet potato-pecan cinnamon rolls and her root veg-ified cream cheese frosting.

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Sweet potato spice trick, plus other seasoning dilemmas solved

Sweet potato spice trick, plus other seasoning dilemmas solved

Cookbook author Julia Turshen joined The Washington Post Food staff to answer questions about all things edible. The following are edited excerpts. Recipes whose names are capitalized can be found in the Recipe Finder at washingtonpost.com/recipes.

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Goodyear Elementary makes positive change to lunch menu

Goodyear Elementary makes positive change to lunch menu

Sherman Jenkins was all smiles as he enjoyed lunch Wednesday at Goodyear Elementary School.

On the student’s plate were the usual — chicken, fruit, milk — but there was a new addition to the menu Wednesday that excited many students.

The school added sweet potato fries to the lunch menu this week after taste-testing the new side dish among the student body.

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Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan join forces to tackle health care

Three titans of American business announced Tuesday they are joining forces to tackle one of the most enduring problems in the country: quality affordable health care. Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Jeff Bezos’ retail behemoth Amazon will link with financial giant JP Morgan to create a nonprofit health care plan to “provide US employees and… Continue reading “Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan join forces to tackle health care”

Foodie’s Markets Recipe: Hot and cheesy ‘loaded baked potato’ dip

Foodie’s Markets Recipe: Hot and cheesy ‘loaded baked potato’ dip

Something ooey, gooey and delicious for the big football game! While there are no potatoes in the dip, per se; the flavors of the dip are those found in a loaded baked potato such as sour cream, bacon, scallions and cheese. Serve hot. Roast white or sweet potato spears to serve alongside or opt for a simpler fix your favorite chips and crackers.

 

12 Best Dishes for a Romantic Night In

These main dishes and desserts were made to be shared A romantic night for two at a restaurant on Valentine’s day is a good idea—in theory. But after going through the process of picking a place you both like, trying to make a reservation, falling back on a second (or third) option that nobody is really… Continue reading “12 Best Dishes for a Romantic Night In”

Review: Annie Mae’s Pantry hits sweet spot with updated Southern fare

Review: Annie Mae’s Pantry hits sweet spot with updated Southern fare

Annie Mae’s Pantry bakes tempting layer cakes, like this carrot, red velvet and lemon-coconut. CONTRIBUTED BY ANNIE MAE’S PANTRY The first thing you notice when you walk into Annie Mae’s Pantry is an arresting, 10-foot-tall, black-and-white photograph. It depicts a petite African-American lady standing on her front porch with […]

E-commerce brings new options for poor farmers

Rural areas find new channels for products in online marketplaces “Kangping yellow sweet potatoes! Don’t miss them!” On the afternoon of Nov 2, Keyana Nozzari Varkani was selling sweet potatoes at a market in Shenyang. The 17-year-old from US, a clinical medicine major freshman at Shenyang medical college, was helping to market sweet potatoes from Kangping,… Continue reading “E-commerce brings new options for poor farmers”