9. Taro Infused with Lemon Grass & Ginger
You may want to save this one for Thanksgiving. Just when you thought mashed potatoes couldn’t get any better, Tyler Florence gives us mashed taro root with coconut milk, mashed, toasted macadamia nuts and lemon grass for a whole new tropical side dish.

10. Taro Root Croquettes
You must serve this amazing app at your next party. Mashed taro root mixed with Indian spices, roll them in Panko and bake until they’re crisp. Serve them with your favorite chutney and you’ll definitely be the hostess with the mostest.

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