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Bourbon Baked Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Baked Sweet Potatoes


  • 5-6 chubby, red-fleshed sweet potatoes
  • splash of extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1-inch square of ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 generous pinches of ground cinnamon or canela
  • 1 generous pinch of ground cloves
  • zest of one lemon (orange zest would be good too)
  • 3t unsalted butter, melted and cooled a bit
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • splash of milk (2t. or so)
  • splash of bourbon (2t. or so)
  • 1/4 freshly grated parmesan (not from the plastic container!)
  • spicy pecans (recipe below)
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