Sweet potatoes are best suited for cooked applications such as baking, frying, boiling, steaming, pureeing, and mashing. It is used in a wide variety of culinary applications such as in pies, muffins, bread, crescent rolls, and casseroles. The tubers can also be cubed and blended into soups and curries, mashed and served as a creamy side dish, cooked and tossed into salads, sliced and fried, or cubed and roasted with spices. Sweet potatoes pair well with herbs such as basil, sage, rosemary, coriander, parsley, pomegranate seeds, apples, coconut, pears, oranges, mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes, spinach, spices such as paprika, cinnamon, curry powder, coriander, cumin, and cayenne pepper, aromatics such as ginger and garlic, goat cheese, honey, molasses, and brown sugar.

To store, Sweet potato is best kept stored in a cool, dry, and dark place.