There are many cultivars of yam. Although some varieties of sweet potato (
Ipomoea batatas) are also called yam in parts of the United States and Canada, it
Yam vs Sweet Potato: the truth is what you've been calling a yam is most likely a
sweet potato. So what's the difference between yams and sweet potatoes?
Oct 6, 2014 ... Do you know the difference between a yam and a sweet potato? ... I gave her a
crash course in the dif between the two sweet potatoes v. yams.
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Popular in the American South, these yellow or orange tubers are elongated with ends that taper to a point and are of two dominant types. The darker-skinned variety (which is most often called "yam
" in error) has a thicker, dark orange to reddish skin with a vivid oran... More »
Although yams and sweet potatoes are both angiosperms (flowering plants), they
are not related botanically. Yams are a monocot (a plant having one embryonic ...
Alton Brown discuses the difference between sweet potatoes and yams.
Aug 8, 2013 ... Is there a difference between yams and sweet potatoes? Absolutely! Let's just say
your Thanksgiving candied yams probably aren't yams.
Nov 4, 2013 ... One of the staples of the Thanksgiving table is invariably the Sweet Potato
casserole…or is it yams? No, it's sweet potatoes….wait…what's the ...
There's a lie that gets perpetuated every year at Thanksgiving. It's time we clear it
up. No, I'm not talking about that fib you tell y...