Many people the world round love sweet potatoes. However, like with many foods, if they are not prepared well, they will scarcely be touched at the table, or worse yet, be left off of the menu all together. Sweet potatoes have long been a staple of most southern US households, making its way north over the years. Now, sweet potatoes are available year round, and have been used in both traditional and new ways. Some are even included in easy pork loin recipes.