I’m always on the lookout for good sweet potato recipes. I am trying to find new and different flavor combinations. I was really excited when I found this Bobby Flay recipe on the Food Network website for sweet potatoes grilled with lime and cilantro.
These sweet potatoes have a really nice flavor. Not too hot. They were a hit at our barbeque. I was too lazy to do all the steps of pre microwaving, so I threw everything in a foil packet. (Actually, 2 foil packets.)
Today would have been my Dad’s 94th birthday. He was definitely a meat and potatoes man. I’m still struggling with all those limes, so I decided to try combining potatoes and lime juice and see what happened. They turned out good! I think Dad would have liked them.
A whole pound of limes? Getting that many limes all at once was a bit anxiety provoking for me. In fact, this is a rare week; as I don’t have a plan for all of them yet. I decided to use one of them for a quick and easy baked chicken. This is a quick weeknight dinner, but also could be a simple main dish for a causal dinner party.
We got pomegranates in our box this week, a fruit I would NEVER have bought. That is the beauty of the CSA box-getting us to try produce we wouldn’t have otherwise considered. I was looking for something to do with the beet greens, and came across this recipe from yummly.com for Swiss chard, and thought I would just substitute the beet greens. Since I was substituting, I decided to use some of the pomegranate seeds instead of the raisins. I served this with pork chops, and my guests really liked it! I hope you will, too.
Our niece recently brought us some thai peppers from her garden. I only had to put one in my mouth to find out they were incredibly hot! So, I only used 3 in this stir fry. I used this recipe from ThaiTable.com as a template. If you like it really hot, add more. I have to admit that my husband and I each ate 2 servings, so no leftovers for the next day. (Darn!) I served it with the cut up honey dew melon from our box.