I've mentioned before the love we have for sweet potatoes in our house--which equates to quite a bit of chopping up those vegetables.
One day, as I was struggling to push the knife through yet another sweet potato, my husband wandered in and remembered a tip from his days working in a restaurant that prepared all its food fresh: Soak the potatoes in a bowl of water for a couple of minutes before slicing and dicing, and the culinary task will become ever so much easier.
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