Once you taste this, you won't ever go back to the marshmallow-topped variety! I have peeled and cooked in the microwave, and also boiled the sweet potatoes. They taste the same no matter how you cook them. So, use the technique that works best for you!
For a quick and flavorful classic, saute bacon or pancetta and add onions, garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook with canned plum tomatoes for a mere 10 minutes, stir in fresh parsley or basil and toss with cooked spaghetti. Pass the Parmesan and enjoy!
Brussels sprouts - the perfect holiday side dish - are simply seasoned with salt, pepper, and olive oil, then slow-roasted in a very hot oven until darkest brown. They are the perfect combination of sweet and salty, and make for perfect snack leftovers straight from the fridge the next day!