I have never liked sweet potato fries or chips. But then I discovered the orangey things you get served at restaurants are actually yams! Why are we being lied to about this? Sweet potatoes actually have a white flesh, like a regular potato, and taste pretty similar except, well, a little sweet.
Store-bought sweet potato chips seem to insist on using the orange yams, which is fine if you like those and don’t mind the rancid vegetable oils they are cooked in. I prefer to make them at home and use a healthy fat: lard. Yeah, lard is good for you. Who knew? Read this article, if you don’t believe me. Continue reading