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O'Henry Sweet Potatoes
Inventory, lb : 0.62
This item was last sold on : 06/06/18
O’Henry sweet potatoes are large, long, and cylindrical with tapered ends. It's thin, off-white to light tan outer skin is smooth with shallow eyes. Its white to yellow interior flesh is creamy, moist, and sweet when cooked, similar to that of orange-hued sweet potatoes. The O’Henry sweet potato also boasts nuances of nuts and honey.
O’Henry sweet potatoes are available year-round with peak season in the fall.
O’Henry sweet potatoes, botanically classified as Ipomoea batata, are a member of the Convolvulaceae or morning glory family. O’Henry sweet potatoes are a light skinned and white fleshed variant of the Orange Beauregard sweet potato. Their success in the commercial marketplace has dwindled in recent years as new varieties of white-fleshed sweet potatoes arrive in the marketplace increasing competition.
O’Henry sweet potatoes offer vitamins A, E, C, B6, fiber, and potassium.
O’Henry sweet potatoes are best suited for cooked applications such as roasting, baking, and boiling. Used in both sweet and savory preparations, O’Henry sweet potatoes are popularly used in traditional recipes such as sweet potato pie, sweet potato fries, and candied sweet potato. They can also be sliced thin and used in casseroles or a breakfast hash. Once cooked, O’Henry sweet potatoes can be pureed for use in soups and sauces, or mashed to create a sweeter take on the classic side dish, mashed potatoes. O’Henry sweet potatoes pair well with sage, vinaigrettes, green chiles, mustard, curries, garlic, black beans, and chanterelles. O’Henry sweet potatoes will keep for up to 3 weeks when stored in a cool, dry, and dark place.
Sweet potatoes, both orange and white varieties are a popular culinary root in the United States and have been prevalent for many years. The sweet potato became successful after the Great Depression because of its filling and nourishing nature and was grown both commercially and in home gardens. Today, North Carolina provides nearly 40 percent of the nation’s supply of sweet potatoes.
O’Henry sweet potatoes were discovered by Henry Wayne Baileas in Vardaman, Mississippi. O’Henry sweet potatoes are a white-fleshed mutation of the orange-fleshed sweet potato variety known as Beauregard. A relatively new variety, the O’Henry was released to the commercial marketplace in the late 1990’s. Today, the O’Henry sweet potato can be found across the United States.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|Mission Ave Bar and Grill||Oceanside CA||760-637-2222|
|Cueva Bar||San Diego CA||619-269-6612|
|Jake's Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-755-2002|
|Kato Sushi (PB)||San Diego CA||858-270-8828|
|Veg Appeal||San Diego CA||619-940-7648|
Recipes that include O'Henry Sweet Potatoes. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Eating Well||Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole|
|Washington Post||Roasted Heirloom Sweet Potato Salad With Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette|
|A Cookie Named Desire||Sweet Potato Curry|
|Beyond the Plate||Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Chanterelles, Sage|
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Vista Farmers Market
Near Vista, California, United States
About 284 days ago, 9/09/17
Spotter's comments : O'Henry Sweet Potatoes spotted at Vista Farmers Market.