my potatoes are too sweet ?!

Question: My potatoes are too sweet ?
i know this sounds crazy but when i cook my potatoes that i bought the other day from the supermarket they are really sweet, i made mashed potato and roast potatoes with them and they were really sweet and they tasted nasty it made me not enjoy my sunday roast, i was just wondered if anyone knew how to make them less sweet, cuz i need to use them up and i really wanna do a roast dinner tonight for my other half, any help would help me :) thanks xx


They probably were kept at too cold of a temperature. Potato starch turns too sugar when stored at refrigerator temperatures.

Candied Sweet Potatoes

* 4 pounds sweet potatoes, quartered
* 1 1/4 cups margarine
* 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
* 3 cups miniature marshmallows, divided
* ground cinnamon to taste
* ground nutmeg to taste


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes and boil until slightly underdone, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and peel.
3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine margarine, brown sugar, 2 cups marshmallows, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook, stirring occasionally, until marshmallows are melted.
4. Stir potatoes into marshmallow sauce. While stirring mash about half of the potatoes, and break the others into bite-sized chunks. Transfer to prepared dish.
5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cover top evenly with remaining marshmallows. Return to oven and bake until marshmallows are golden brown.

The packet?

You by packaged potatoes?

Good grief. How hard is it to peel and boil a potato???

Did you buy sweet potatoes instead of regular potatoes?

Piss on them taters.

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