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When it comes to the yam, a bit of confusion. The truth is what you've been calling a yam is most likely a sweet potato. Even more, it's possible that you've never ...

www.thekitchn.com/whats-the-difference-between-yams-and-sweet-potatoes-word-of-mouth-211176

Oct 6, 2014 ... Do you know the difference between a yam and a sweet potato? Most grocery stores offer two similar-looking tubers — some labeled as yams, ...

www.epicurious.com/ingredients/whats-the-difference-between-sweet-potatoes-and-yams-article

Nov 5, 2015 ... So let's get things straight: A sweet potato is not a yam. A yam is not a sweet potato. And by the way, a sweet potato isn't even a potato—nor is a ...

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/sweetpotato.html

Although yams and sweet potatoes are both angiosperms (flowering plants), they are not related botanically. Yams are a monocot (a plant having one embryonic ...

www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/shopping-storing/food/sweet-potato-vs-yam

If you've ever scanned the produce aisle for some sweet potatoes, spotted a sign for yams, and thought, “Well, they're basically the same thing... right?” you're ...

www.thespruce.com/sweet-potatoes-vs-yams-1808067

Feb 27, 2017 ... Many times the names "sweet potato" and "yam" are used interchangeably in conversation, in cooking and even at the supermarket. But they ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/25/difference-between-sweet-potatoes-and-yams_n_1097840.html

Nov 25, 2013 ... The other has a copper skin with an orange flesh that is sweet and soft. All sweet potato varieties generally have the same shape and size ...

www.shape.com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/whats-difference-between-sweet-potato-and-yam

Apr 3, 2017 ... Is it a yam? Or is it a sweet potato? To get to the root of one of the produce aisle's biggest mysteries, let's dig right in: They're not the same thing.

www.aol.com/article/2015/11/23/yams-and-sweet-potatoes-are-not-the-same-thing-heres-why/21271105

Nov 23, 2015 ... For one, sweet potatoes are sweet and moist, while yams are starchy and dry.

www.foodnetwork.com/videos/sweet-potato-and-yam-facts-98911

Apr 27, 2017 ... Alton Brown discuses the difference between sweet potatoes and yams.