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Delicious Farm Fresh Recipes from The Sang Lee Kitchen

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Sweet Potato Latkes

Lucy Senesac


2 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely grated
6 scallions, finely chopped
1 bunch cilantro, finely chopped
2-3 carrots, finely grated
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup vegetable oil
1 inch finely diced ginger
a pinch of cinnamon (to taste)


Begin by peeling the sweet potato(s) and cutting them up into manageable pieces. I used a food processor with the grating attachment to quickly grate the potatoes and carrots. If you don't have one, you can just use a cheese grater. Combine the grated veggies and add the cilantro, scallions, flour, eggs, ginger, salt, pepper, and cinnamon. Mix together until you get a sticky but not glue-ey consistency. You may have to adjust the flour/egg quantities based on this and how big your eggs are.

Heat oil in a deep 12-inch nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking. Working in batches of 4, spoon 1/8 cup potato mixture per latke into oil and flatten to 3-inch diameter with a slotted spatula. Reduce heat to moderate and cook until golden, about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer latkes with spatula to paper towels to drain. Serve with homemade apple sauce!

Sweet Potato & Carrot Gnocchi

Lucy Senesac


2-3 med sweet potatoes
3-4 carrots
10 oz Ricotta, drained in a sieve for 2 hrs
½ tsp Nutmeg
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 cup parmesan cheese
2 1/2 cup flour (depends on how sticky dough is)
2 tsp salt


Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Place sweet potatoes on plate; microwave on high until tender, about 5 minutes per side. Cut in half and cool. Scrape the sweet potato flesh into medium bowl and mash. Peel and cut carrots in half. Boil them in salted water for about 10-15 minutes or until soft and tender when pricked with a fork. Mash and add to sweet potato mixture. Add ricotta cheese and blend well. Add Parmesan cheese, brown sugar, salt, and nutmeg; mash to blend. Mix in flour, about 1/2 cup at a time, until soft dough forms.

Turn dough out onto floured surface; divide into 6 equal pieces. Rolling between palms and floured work surface, form each piece into 20-inch-long rope (about 1 inch in diameter), sprinkling with flour as needed if sticky. Cut each rope into 20 pieces. Roll each piece over tines of fork to indent. Transfer to baking sheet.

Bring large pot of water to boil; add 2 tablespoons salt and return to boil. Working in batches, boil gnocchi until tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer gnocchi to clean rimmed baking sheet. Cool completely and serve with brown butter or pesto (i used a broccoli pesto).

Roasting 101

Lucy Senesac

Some tips:

  • Cut your vegetables all about the same size so that they cook evenly and you don’t have to take some out before others.
  • Some veggies take different amounts of time to roast. Potatoes tend to need the longest so put them in first, then add your softer veggies 10 -20 minutes later. Onions always go last as they only need about 10 minutes. 
  • Make sure you use enough oil to coat the veggies and a bit extra so that they don’t stick to the pan as they absorb it.
  • Add sea salt and pepper before roasting for more flavor
  • Arrange the vegetables in a single layer in the roasting dish (glass pyrex or regular cooking sheet/pan) so that they become crispy around the edges and not mushy
  • Feel free to throw a few unpeeled garlic cloves in there if you are a garlic lover like me – they sweeten up and make a subtler choice than raw/sautéed garlic
  • Roast at a high enough temperature – 375 - 425 degrees is usually sufficient
  • Make sure to stir the veggies a few times as they are cooking so they don’t stick.
  • When roasting beets, simply make a tin foil pouch for them and place it on a pan in the oven (same temp – 425) for 40 minutes to an hour. Beets tend to stain all other vegetables they roast with and since they are more dense they need the contained moisture of the pouch to help cook them and stay moist without drying out.
  • After you roast the vegetables, you can also puree them and create a soup like butternut squash soup, sweet potato ginger soup, or even a  cold salad with the leftover roasted veggies and a simple vinaigrette.