Mashed Sweet Lime Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Lime Potatoes

Ingredients 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 pounds sweet potatoes Zest of 3 limes 1 tablespoon lime juice Directions: Wash potatoes thoroughly under cool water, peel, and cut into 2 inch cubes. Toss potatoes in a large pot, and add enough water to cover everything plus an inch more on top. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Transfer potatoes…

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

This recipe works with different kinds of citrus, oranges work best as its sweetness complements the maple syrup really well. If using limes, zest it, and add to the sauce mixture. Add 1-2 tsp of brown sugar if it’s too tart. If using lemons, substitute the maple syrup with honey, and add 1 tbsp. of finely chopped ginger and 1 tbsp. of white sugar for a different twist. Ingredients 6 slices bacon 20 brussels sprouts ½ c freshly squeezed orange juice 1 shallot, peeled and quartered ¼ cup olive oil…