Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

Can I prep sweet potatoes the day before?

Or will they change color like regular potatoes?

I'm making a bunch of fries for a dinner party tomorrow and would love to get the sweet potatoes out of the way for now! And if it is okay, how would I store them? Thanks.

Answer Question
 
anestheticsex

Asked by anestheticsex at 7:27 PM on Nov. 19, 2013 in Food & Drink

Level 27 (30,799 Credits)
Answers (6)
  • If you are frying then sorry, it is a no go, if you were making something else it would be okay, if you soak them in water, they will be soggy, what else are you making? Maybe something else could be made ahead, now if you cut them and let them sit on the counter for about an hour, they will be more crisp as some of the water will evaporate.
    2kids2dogs2cats

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 7:34 PM on Nov. 19, 2013

  • I just bake them on high heat.. no frying.
    anestheticsex

    Comment by anestheticsex (original poster) at 7:36 PM on Nov. 19, 2013

  • I think you definitely could. Dry them well and let them sit a bit before baking them.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 7:53 PM on Nov. 19, 2013

  • You sure can!! I do every year
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 8:02 PM on Nov. 19, 2013

  • I do it every year too. I also make mashed potatoes and stuffing the day before.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 9:40 PM on Nov. 19, 2013

  • I make it all, then put in baking dishes in the fridge. I just reheat in oven when ready,
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 9:42 PM on Nov. 19, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN