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Sweet potato chips are one of those things that we always have around because my mother will always, always pick me up a bag when she's in some health food store or alternative grocery shop (or is it shoppe?). I love sweet potatoes, but most sweet potato chips are just okay. Considering that these snacks are generally deep fried and heavily salted, I guess I'm just expecting a little something more. Making them myself seemed like a viable way to solve some issues. Here are some of my findings:
Commercial chips are too thick for my taste and often still have the peel on, which I find distracting in a textural sense. I peel mine and slice them on a mandolin to a thickness that is somewhere between 1/8 inch andRead More »from Homemade Baked Sweet Potato Chips