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How to Bake Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are so flavorful that simply baking them will bring out all of their sugary qualities.

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How to Bake Sweet Potatoes    

This Thanksgiving staple comes together with just a few steps.

By Monica Bhide

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Prep the Potatoes

Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Wash the sweet potatoes thoroughly (scrub with a brush) and dry them.

 

 

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Poke with a Fork

Poke them with a fork to make a few holes so steam can escape during baking. (This keeps them from exploding.)

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Ready for the Oven

Place them on the baking sheet.

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