Yams vs. Sweet Potatoes

General

What is the difference between a yam and a sweet potato? This is a question that has been asked over and over again and we are here to settle the debate.

Yams

  • White in color
  • Taste more starchy
  • Taste drier

Sweet Potatoes

  • Orange in color
  • Sweeter flavor

Now you can settle the debate at your Thanksgiving meal that the delicious orange dish you know, love and eat for Thanksgiving is in fact Sweet Potatoes.