Recipe: Lemon-glazed sweet potatoes
This was inspired by a recipe in "The Gift of Southern Cooking" by Edna Lewis and Scott Peacock (Knopf, $32.50). To achieve this decorative spiral pattern, select narrow sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes from Friendly Farms in East Meadow
1 lemon1/2 cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg4 tablespoons butter3 pounds sweet potatoesThyme...