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Candied Yams | Crock Pot Recipes

This sweet and tender candied yams recipe is a delicious comfort food you can prepare any time of the day. It can also be a side dish – best paired with grilled pork chops, beefsteak, or roasted chicken.


• 8 sweet potatoes/yams
• 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
• 1 tsp ground cinnamon
• 4 tbsp salted butter
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 2 tbsp cornstarch
• 3/4 cup white sugar
• 1/3 cup brown sugar
• 4 tbsp butter
• 2 cups water


Peel the sweet potatoes.
Soak in water for a few minutes.
Chop the potatoes and place them in the crockpot.
Sprinkle brown sugar, white sugar and cornstarch.
Season with ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and vanilla extract.
Add butter and water.
Cover the pot.
Cook for 4 hours in high.
Once done, transfer to a bowl.
Serve and enjoy!

Candied Yams - Crock Pot Recipes
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How To Make Latkes

Latkes are potato pancakes usually served with applesauce and sour cream dips. The potatoes are grated together with white onion. These are mixed with beaten eggs and breadcrumbs to get a crispy texture. Add toppings to the latkes if you prefer to give more taste. It is a quick and easy recipe that takes about 30 minutes.


• 4 large Russett potatoes (peeled)
• 1 small white onion (divided to four)
• 4 eggs
• 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
• some oil for frying
• salt to taste


Grate one potato, followed by a part of white onion.
Repeat this step until all potatoes and white onion are grated.
Transfer to a clean washcloth.
Wrap and squeeze to remove liquid from the potatoes.
Transfer the potatoes into a mixing bowl and set aside.

Save the liquid from the potatoes in a bowl.
Let it sit for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, the potato starch should form at the bottom of the bowl.
Pour the liquid into another container.
You will see the starch.
Add four eggs into the bowl with the starch.
Whisk to combine well.
Pour the egg mixture into the bowl with grated potatoes.
Add panko breadcrumbs.
Mix until well combined.
Once thick, get a handful of mixture and form into a ball.
Press it down to form a patty.
Do this with the remaining potato mixture.

Set a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add oil for frying and heat it.
Once heated, add potato patties in the skillet.
Fry for 4-5 minutes on each side or until crisp and golden brown.
Once done, transfer to a stainless steel rack.
Sprinkle salt and let cool.
Serve with your favorite dips.

Tips and ideas:

You can add your favorite toppings and be creative on the latkes like cream cheese, pickles, jelly and yogurt.

How To Make Latkes
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Easy Corn Chowder Recipe

This quick and easy corn chowder recipe is the perfect comfort food, especially for the winter season. It has a combination of the delicious and nutritious flavors of turkey, vegetables and seasonings. It has a kick of spiciness with the minced chipotle added. This recipe takes about 30 minutes to cook and prepare.


• 1 tbsp vegetable oil
• 4 oz turkey kielbasa (diced)
• 1 yellow onion (diced)
• 3 celery stalks (diced)
• 1 red bell pepper (diced)
• 1 clove garlic (minced)
• 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (minced)
• 3 cups frozen corn
• 2 large Russet potatoes (peeled and diced)
• 3 cups chicken broth
• 1 cup milk
• salt and pepper to taste
• 2 tbsp cornstarch slurry
• some sour cream (optional for garnishing)
• some chopped chives (optional for garnishing)


Set a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tbsp of vegetable oil and heat it.
Add 4 oz of diced turkey kielbasa.
Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes or until outsides brown a little.
Add diced vegetables – yellow onion, celery, and red bell pepper.
Stir and cook until vegetables soften.
Season with minced garlic and chipotle pepper in adobo sauce.
Stir for a minute until well incorporated.
Add corn and diced Russet potatoes into the skillet.
Pour chicken broth and milk.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Stir to combine.
Bring to a boil.
Once it boils, reduce to medium-low heat.
Cover the skillet.
Let it simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Once potatoes are tender, add cornstarch slurry.
Stir the mixture for 3 minutes or until it thickens.
Once it thickens, remove from the heat.
Transfer to a bowl for serving.
Garnish it with some sour cream and chopped chives.
Serve and enjoy!

Easy Corn Chowder Recipe
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