Forum staff reports, Published December 01 2010
Twisted sweet potatoes tip scales at 3 pounds
Maggie Schempp of Oakes, N.D., shared these images of selected sweet potatoes from their garden. And while their forms might be the most striking part for some of us, Schempp was impressed with their weight – including one sweet potato that weighed more than 3 pounds.
She wrote in a letter that while she has been planting sweet potatoes for the past three years, she’s never had them grow this large.
We’ll have more unusual or interesting produce next Wednesday in the Life section. If you have some impressive or curious produce to share with us, e-mail a photo and a little about it to Features Editor Robert Morast at email@example.com.