(from Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone)
– 3 1/2 pounds of sweet potatoes
– One-inch knob of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced, optional
– 6 tbsp butter
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 1/3 cup maple syrup or dark brown sugar
– 1/2 cup apple juice or water
If the oven is being used for other things and is set to a lower temperature, simply bake them longer. Enjoy!