The Sweetpotato Book

The Sweetpotato


  • Author : Gad Loebenstein
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-03-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 522
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402094750

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The Sweetpotato Excerpt :

In the last four decades of the twentieth century the use of sweetpotato was diversified beyond their classification as subsistence, food security, and famine-relief crop. In developing countries they serve both as human food and for feeding livestock. In Western countries they appeal to health conscious consumers because of their nutritional aspects. The sweetpotato is very high in nutritive value, and merits wider use on this account alone. The book has 2 parts. A general one giving up-to-date information on the history, botany, cultivars, genetic engineering, propagation, diseases and pests, nutritional data and marketing; and a second part presenting data on sweetpotato growing practices in different areas of the world. The information should be useful to researchers, practitioners and crop administrators in different countries.

Sweet Potato Book

Sweet Potato


  • Author : Taihua Mu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 0128136375

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Sweet Potato Excerpt :

Advances in Sweet Potato Chemistry and Technology presents foundational information, including identification, analysis and use of chemical components from sweet potato in a variety of food and non-food uses. Sweet potatoes can be easily propagated, are rich source of carbohydrates and functional components and are highly productive, which makes them most suitable for production of staple and functional foods. In this environment of increasing population and the challenges of providing healthful food to the world, there is an increasing consumer demand for new and better sweet potato products, particularly for those in developing countries. Providing a brief description of the specific sweet potato components, their role during processing, and strategies for quality optimization, this book also explores novel methods of sweet potato starch, protein and pectin modification providing students, researchers, and technologists working in the area of food science and others with the most recent information and state-of-the-art technology for developing new and beneficial uses of sweet potato. Includes the identification, analysis and use of the chemical components of sweet potatoes Presents case studies, including problem, factors, proposed solutions and the pros and cons of each Allows readers to identify an appropriate solution efficiently and effectively

The Sweet Potato Queens  Book of Love Book
Score: 3.5
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The Sweet Potato Queens Book of Love


  • Author : Jill Conner Browne
  • Publisher : Crown Archetype
  • Release Date : 2004-11-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400082858

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The Sweet Potato Queens Book of Love Excerpt :

To know the Sweet Potato Queens is to love them, and if you haven't heard about them yet, you will. Since the early 1980s, this group of belles gone bad has been the toast of Jackson, Mississippi, with their glorious annual appearance in the St. Patrick's Day parade. In The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love, their royal ringleader, Jill Conner Browne, introduces the Queens to the world with this sly, hilarious manifesto about love, life, men, and the importance of being prepared. Chapters include: • The True Magic Words Guaranteed to Get Any Man to Do Your Bidding • The Five Men You Must Have in Your Life at All Times • Men Who May Need Killing, Quite Frankly • What to Eat When Tragedy Strikes, or Just for Entertainment • The Best Advice Ever Given in the Entire History of the World From tales of the infamous Sweet Potato Queens' Promise to the joys of Chocolate Stuff and Fat Mama's Knock You Naked Margaritas, this irreverent, shamelessly funny book is the gen-u-wine article.

How to Feed a Family Book
Score: 4
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How to Feed a Family


  • Author : Laura Keogh
  • Publisher : Appetite by Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-09-03
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780449015742

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How to Feed a Family Excerpt :

**Breakfast**Brunch**The Lunch Box**Snack Attack**Dinners**Desserts** What could be more important to parents than a healthy, well-fed family? As two urban, working moms, Ceri Marsh and Laura Keogh learned quickly how challenging healthy meal-times can be. So they joined forces to create the Sweet Potato Chronicles, a website written for, and by, non-judgemental moms, packed full of nutritious recipes for families. In the How to Feed a Family cookbook, Laura and Ceri have selected their very favorite recipes, to create a collection of more than 100 for all ages to enjoy. These are recipes that are tailored specifically to families: they are simple, fast, easy-to-follow, and use ingredients that are readily-available at your local grocery store. Ceri and Laura unveil their tried, tested and true tricks for turning nutritious, sophisticated dishes into kid-friendly masterpieces, that will guarantee you success at meal-time, time and time again. Interspersed with the recipes are parenting tips and advice to encourage happy meal-times for the whole family: get ready to turn your picky eaters into enthusiastic kitchen helpers!

Sweet Potato Power Book

Sweet Potato Power


  • Author : Ashley Tudor
  • Publisher : Victory Belt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-04-24
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781628602371

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Sweet Potato Power Excerpt :

If you want to look good, perform at your peak and be in tip-top shape, you must choose smart fuel for your body, not the processed "food" found on the shelves of every supermarket. Many have turned to Paleo and a low carb way of life to avoid the effects of these food impostors we were never designed to eat. Low carb diets, however, can leave you feeling as though you don't have enough gas in the tank.Low carbs need to be smart carbs. Lucky for us, nature has given us the nutritious, delicious sweet potato. This super food gives all the benefits of other high energy foods with more nutrition and without spiking blood sugar. Plus, this humble tuber tastes great and is easily incorporated into your diet in seriously good ways.Sweet Potato Power gives you the tools to run your own tests to determine the diet rules that work specifically for you and your unique biology. Through self experimentation you can cut through diet mumbo jumbo, and let science and your numbers speak for themselves to answer questions such as:How many carbs should I eat to make me look, feel and perform at my best?What foods spike my blood sugar the most and make me fat?How do I eliminate craving?How can I avoid mental fogs and post-lunch energy slumps?How can I optimize my carbs with my athletic pursuits?How can I get fit without getting fat?What exercise is best for my body?How can my kids become the most delightful version of themselves?How can my doctor be a well-care provider instead of a sick-care provider?Understanding a bit of science and incorporating new tools in your arsenal will make you an active participant in your health. Applying what you learn brings you closer to the ideal version of you. All of this and easy sweet potato recipes so you can incorporate this power food into your everyday life—making Sweet Potato Power a force to be reckoned with!

Little Sweet Potato Book

Little Sweet Potato


  • Author : Amy Beth Bloom
  • Publisher : Katherine Tegen Books
  • Release Date : 2012-08-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 0061804398

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Little Sweet Potato Excerpt :

"It's not all mulch and sunshine out there." When Little Sweet Potato rolls away from his patch, he is forced to search for a new home. He stumbles upon some very mean plants on his journey and begins to wonder if maybe he is too lumpy and bumpy to belong anywhere. Will Little Sweet Potato ever find a home that's just right for him? Amy Beth Bloom and Noah Z. Jones have created a funny and timeless tale about appreciating one's self, lumps and bumps and all, and finding a community that takes all kinds.

Sweet Potatoes Book

Sweet Potatoes


  • Author : April McGreger
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2014-09-15
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469617671

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Sweet Potatoes Excerpt :

In this paean to the brightly colored root, April McGreger tells the multifaceted history of a fundamental southern food, praising its rich and diverse savory-to-sweet flavor profile, botanical varieties, and shockingly high nutritional value. Along with instructions for selection and storage, McGreger shares the fifty best sweet potato recipes in the world. Embracing but going well beyond the classics--from Sweet Potato Pone and Candied Sweet Potatoes to Sweet Potato Chiles Rellenos and Sweet Potato-Ginger Cremes Caramels--McGreger's creations will delight and satisfy with their deliciousness and versatility. McGreger relates a tale from a traveler in 1940s Mississippi who said he ate "sweet potatoes with wild turkeys and various other meats, had a potato pie for dessert and roasted potatoes offered to him as a side dish, drank sweet potato coffee and sweet potato home brew, had his horse fed on sweet potatoes and sweet potato vines, and when he retired he slept on a mattress stuffed with sweet potato vines and dreamed he was a sweet potato someone was digging up." The sweet potato is no less important to McGreger, the daughter and sister of Mississippi sweet potato farmers.

The Sweet Potato Cookbook Book

The Sweet Potato Cookbook


  • Author : Heather Thomas
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2017-09-21
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473552333

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The Sweet Potato Cookbook Excerpt :

Loved all over in the form of sweet potato fries, roasted whole with yummy toppings, and even baked in brownies, this cheap, nutritious and accessible root veg adds a nutty sweetness to any recipe – perfect for a comforting side dish but also amazing as the star of the show, and this cookbook puts sweet potato in the spotlight! From Sweet potato pancakes and Savoury sweet potato and parmesan muffins, to Spiralized sweet potato pasta, Sweet potato enchiladas, and even Sweet potato and hazelnut brownies, you’ll find tasty and creative brunches, lunches, salads, suppers and desserts to suit all tastes. As well as tasting delicious, sweet potatoes are a powerful package of protein, fibre and vitamins. So make sure you indulge in some guilt-free carb cooking, and discover the potential of this versatile veg with The Sweet Potato Cookbook – the perfect way to sweeten your day.

Sweet Potato Pest Management Book

Sweet Potato Pest Management


  • Author : Richard K. Jansson
  • Publisher : International Potato Center
  • Release Date : 1991-09-19
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 0813378257

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Exploration  Maintenance  and Utilization of Sweet Potato Genetic Resources Book

Exploration Maintenance and Utilization of Sweet Potato Genetic Resources


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : International Potato Center
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Sweet potatoes
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9290601159

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Exploration Maintenance and Utilization of Sweet Potato Genetic Resources Excerpt :

To review the priorities for sweet potato germ plasm exploration and collection; To determine the best strategies for sweet potato germ plasm conservation; To establish guidelines for evaluations in the sweet potato collection; To set out strategies for utilizing these genetic resources and establish CIP's breeding priorities; To determine CIP's comparative advantage for research amongst what other institutions are already accomplishing.

Sweet Potato Soul Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Sweet Potato Soul


  • Author : Jenne Claiborne
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780451498908

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Sweet Potato Soul Excerpt :

100 vegan recipes that riff on Southern cooking in surprising and delicious ways, beautifully illustrated with full-color photography. Jenné Claiborne grew up in Atlanta eating classic Soul Food—fluffy biscuits, smoky sausage, Nana's sweet potato pie—but thought she'd have to give all that up when she went vegan. As a chef, she instead spent years tweaking and experimenting to infuse plant-based, life-giving, glow-worthy foods with the flavor and depth that feeds the soul. In Sweet Potato Soul, Jenné revives the long tradition of using fresh, local ingredients creatively in dishes like Coconut Collard Salad and Fried Cauliflower Chicken. She improvises new flavors in Peach Date BBQ Jackfruit Sliders and Sweet Potato-Tahini Cookies. She celebrates the plant-based roots of the cuisine in Bootylicious Gumbo and savory-sweet Georgia Watermelon & Peach Salad. And she updates classics with Jalapeño Hush Puppies, and her favorite, Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls. Along the way, Jenné explores the narratives surrounding iconic and beloved soul food recipes, as well as their innate nutritional benefits—you've heard that dandelion, mustard, and turnip greens, okra, and black eyed peas are nutrition superstars, but here's how to make them super tasty, too. From decadent pound cakes and ginger-kissed fruit cobblers to smokey collard greens, amazing crabcakes and the most comforting sweet potato pie you'll ever taste, these better-than-the-original takes on crave-worthy dishes are good for your health, heart, and soul.

Sweet Potato Products Book

Sweet Potato Products


  • Author : John C. Bouwkamp
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351093934

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Sweet Potato Products Excerpt :

It has been the goal in this volume to summarize the current level of understanding in a number of areas relating to sweet potato production and utilization. To accomplish this, a group of authors, each with broad experience in the selected areas, was assembled. It is hoped that this volume will be useful as a beginning point- a foundation for further research efforts.

Sweet Potato Processing Technology Book

Sweet Potato Processing Technology


  • Author : Taihua Mu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 446
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128129371

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Sweet Potato Processing Technology Excerpt :

Sweet Potato Processing Technology systematically introduces processing technologies of sweet potato starch and its series products including sweet potato protein, dietary fibers, pectin, granules, anthocyanins and chlorogenic acids. The book provides a detailed and comprehensive account of physicochemical and functional properties of sweet potato products, the nutritional components extracted from sweet potato, as well as their utilization in food, medicine and cosmetic fields. This book can provide the scientific basis and technical support for virtuous circle promotion and structure upgrade of sweet potato processing industry. This book will be a valuable reference for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as specialists and enterprise research staff in the field of food technology. Introduces processing technologies for sweet potato starch and related products Covers utilization of nutritional components extracted from sweet potato in various products Provides the scientific basis and technical support for virtuous circle promotion and structure upgrade of the sweet potato processing industry

Morphological characterization of sweet potato  Ipomoea batatas Lam   varieties in Kerala  an overview Book

Morphological characterization of sweet potato Ipomoea batatas Lam varieties in Kerala an overview


  • Author : Prem Jose Vazhacharickal
  • Publisher : Amazon
  • Release Date : 2022-11-27
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781973352525

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Morphological characterization of sweet potato Ipomoea batatas Lam varieties in Kerala an overview Excerpt :

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) is the seventh most important food crop among the root and tuber crops grown in the world which is widely cultivated in tropic, sub tropic and warmer temperate regions. A wide variation exists among sweet potato varieties. The molecular markers Is an important genetic diversity analysis tool for enhancing duplicates identification. The samples were collected based on an elaborative iterative survey as well as traditional knowledge from local people. Thirteen different varieties Ipomoea batatas Lam. varieties (Kuravanpady 1, Kuravanpady 2, Jellipara 1, Jellipara 2, Kottathara, Kadanadu, Kanaka, Aruna, Kanjagad, Cherukizhangu 1, Cherukizhangu 2, Thodupuzha. Palakkad) were used for morphological characterization. Morphological data were collected 60 days after planting based on the descriptors for sweet potato (IBPGR, 1991) in all the 13 samples. The variable scored were twining, plant type, ground cover, vine inter node, vine pigmentation, vine tip pubescence, mature leaf shape, mature leaf size, abaxial leaf vein pigmentation, foliage colour, petiole length, petiole pigmentation, storage root and skin colour. Molecular characterization could be more effectively used in screening varieties among sweet potatoes if coupled with other molecular markers especially ISSR, matK and rbcL markers.