This was my first year to plant sweet potatoes. I bought a 12 pack of plants that were nothing more than small vines and cost just over $2. I planted them at the end of April and look what I got in return less than five months later! I wasn’t sure what kind of harvest I would get, so this totally exceeded my expectations.
They were kind of tough to dig out, so I ended up needing my husband to help me. I was thankful for his help. Our ground is rock hard right now, but we managed to get them all out, I think.
Check out the sweet potato pictured below. It weighed in at just under 7 pounds!! We had some that were really funny looking. My son said one looked like a goose. 🙂
I will be giving some of these away, and will store the rest for meals all fall and winter. If you have any tried and true sweet potato recipes I would love to hear about them.