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Yam (vegetable) - Wikipedia

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Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers. Yams are perennial herbaceous vines ...

What Is The Difference Between A Sweet Potato And A Yam? | North ...

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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 ...

What's the Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes? — Word ...

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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, ...

What's the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? | MNN ...

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Oct 17, 2016 ... If you don't know the difference between sweet potatoes and yams, it's not your fault. Producers have been confusing us for decades.

What is the difference between sweet potatoes and yams? Everyday ...

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

What's the Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams ...

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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 ...

What's The Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams? | The ...

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Nov 16, 2011 ... Before you reach for the candied yams this Thanksgiving, there's something you need to know. They're not actually yams! All this time, many ...

Yam Recipes - Allrecipes.com

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Holiday side dishes and more! Find more everyday ways to use yams in your food.

Yam and Apple Casserole Recipe - Allrecipes.com

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Perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday, yams and apples are baked with a sweet glaze.

Sweet Potato & Yam Facts Video : Food Network

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Alton Brown discuses the difference between sweet potatoes and yams.

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Recipes: Yam
Creamy or firm when cooked, yams have an earthy, hardy taste and usually a minimal amount of sweetness.
Yams
Americans use the word "yam" to refer to a sweet, moist, orange-fleshed variety of sweet potato.   To everyone else in the world, a yam is what Americans call a tropical yam, a firm tuber with white flesh... More »