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Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter & Maple are sure to be a hit at your next dinner party! This delicious side dish wows a crowd every time!

These Hasselback Sweet Potatoes are going to be your new favorite go-to side dish!  Baking sweet potatoes is a simple and delicious way to savor your favorite spud… Not only are they healthier, but they are just tastier. I love the phrase that “Turn it up a Notch” from Emeril, because this is what we are going to do…. BROWN BUTTER…. BAMM!!!! – Just turned it up.

Hasselback sweet potatoes may be new to you… but I can tell you. It will be your NEW favorite way to bake your sweet potatoes.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter

This recipe may sound fancy or complicated, but it totally is not.  The technique is simple, the potatoes are sliced two-thirds of the way through, seasoned with browned butter, maple syrup, and brown sugar, and then baked for 30 minutes. The result is potatoes that are tender on the inside and slightly crisp on the outside.

Perfect addition to your weeknight meal or special holiday meal.

Prepping Sweet potato for Hasselback

One secret way to create hasselback sweet potatoes is to place the potato between two wooden spoons, and then slice through until the knife hits the spoon.  This will leave them intact on the bottom of the potato, while giving them the slices you want.  Since sweet potatoes take longer to bake than a regular potato, this method really cuts baking time in half.  There are also Hasselback Potato Prep Kits that offer an easy place to put the potato while you slice them.  Either are a great idea.

Brown Sugar on Sweet Potato

Press your brown sugar and seasoning into each slice so the flavor really soaks in for an amazing taste in every single bite.

brown butter for sweet potato hasselback

Brown butter is a great addition as it really offers a rich flavor you are looking for.  This takes just a few minutes, and will give you a resulting Hasselback Sweet Potatoes dish that everyone will rave over.

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Brown Butter Sweet Potato hasselback

Add these to a casserole dish and bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through and soft.  This is an easy and delicious choice that could also serve as a replacement for your traditional holiday sweet potato dishes!  A new spin on an old favorite is always a great addition to your holiday meals.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter Recipe

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Brown Butter & Maple Sweet Potato Hasselback
Serves: 2
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter, real is best
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (we used real, you can use what you like)
  • Pinch salt & pepper
  • Olive oil
  1. Slice the sweet potatoes ¾ of the way through, with each slice about ¼-1/2" apart. Place on a sheet pan.
  2. Drizzle with Olive oil and sprinkle with salt & pepper. Bake on 425 for 30 minutes (for large potatoes, adjust the time to 15 minutes for small, thin potatoes)
  3. While the potato bakes, heat a skillet over medium low. Add the butter and let it melt down. As the butter cooks it will become a darker color. Once the butter is a nice amber color, remove from heat.
  4. Remove the potato from the oven, pour the brown butter and the maple syrup all over so it drips between the slices. Reduce the oven to 350, bake until potato is fork tender.

Make our delicious Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter & Maple as a great side to your favorite grilled chicken, to be served by itself for lunch, or as a side dish for your holiday meals.

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

Fajita Style Easy Chicken & Rice Recipe

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Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter & Maple are sure to be a hit at your next dinner party! This delicious side dish wows a crowd every time!

The Big One Gel Memory Foam Mattress Topper Only $25.49 (Regularly $109.99)


The Big One Gel Memory Foam Mattress Topper Only $25.49

Holy Smokes GUYS!!!!!!! Right now on Kohl’ you can grab a fantastic price on The Big One Gel Memory Foam Mattress Toppers in all sizes for only $29.99 (Normally $109.99!) Plus, on top of that great price Kohl’s text message subscribers can  use the code SMS1871 to save an additional 15% off your purchase. To get this offer, just text SAVE24 to 56457 to join.

Shipping is free on any order of $75 or starts at $5.95 for orders less than $75 OR opt for free in-store pick up if the items are available near you.

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FOUR Coupon Inserts Expected This Weekend 10/2! – See Your Coupon Preview!

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Sunday Coupon Insert Preview

Looks like there is going to be FOUR Coupon Insert in this Sunday’s newspaper! Expect to find an inserts from (2) Smartsource, (2) Red Plum.  It is going to be another great week for coupons. You can view this week’s Sunday Coupon Insert Preview below.

You can also print:

  • Red Plum Coupons HERE
  • SmartSource Coupons HERE


Please note that this post is strictly used as a tool to better understand what coupons will maybe receiving this weekend. Learn here about regional coupon differences. I hope that this helps you better understand what coupons we will be getting this weekend.

Need a great deal on a Newspaper? You can sign up to receive The Gazette Paper for just $1 (Sunday only) and have up to 5 papers delivered. It is a great opportunity to help you save. This deal is ONLY offered through my site. I do hope you take advantage of it. You can read more here!

See What Coupons Inserts We Are Expecting

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18 AWESOME Uses for Borax – Cheap Alternative, Plus Frugal Craft Ideas

Borax is known mostly used for boosting laundry, but did you know you can use in many different ways. In fact, I found 18 Awesome Uses for Borax.

18 AWESOME Uses for Borax

People have been using borax for over 100 years to clean their home and for use in their laundry. Known most commonly as Mule Team Borax, you can find this powder at most grocery stores, Wal-Mart and many online shops. It is relatively inexpensive which makes it a great choice for many household jobs. I put together a list on 18 Awesome Uses for Borax that I know you will love.

Borax also known as sodium borate; is white and consists of small tiny crystals. Is is a natural cleaner. By far Borax is very versatile and cheap. It is not harmful to the environment and is a house hold pantry staple of ours. I use Borax almost daily in my home and really you should be too.

First, let me start by stating that some of these uses are NOT endorsed by 20 Mule Team Borax, but I can attest that I have personally used Borax for everything mentioned below.   Please use common sense and caution – don’t ingest, put in eyes or any other area of body, beware of allergic reactions, etc.

Borax is a natural product, but so is arsenic, so again PLEASE be careful and read the warnings!  Have fun!

***Also, a quick note:  If  your Borax gets rock hard, throw some white rice in an old knee high and keep it in the box.  The moisture will go to the rice and your Borax will remain granular.


Uses for Borax

Flea & Pest Killer

Sprinkle on DRY carpets and in corners, letting it sit at least 7 hours and if possible, as long as a day.  The further you can get it into the carpet, the better.  A push broom might help really getting the powder down.  Vacuum thoroughly and repeat if pest problems persist.   Try to keep everyone off of the carpet while it sits. **Keep in mind that you will also need to wash clothes, sheets, etc. and treat animals.  Do NOT apply Borax directly to animals.

Carpet Freshener

Use the same way as #1

Urine/Mess Eliminator

Apply liberally to soiled area and let dry (soak up what you can with a paper towel prior).  Vacuum thoroughly.  This is especially helpful with dog or cat urine and you can barely spot it once it’s vacuumed.

Grout Cleaner

Make into a paste with warm water and equal part baking soda. You can also use Borax and distilled vinegar.  Both combos work well and leave grout looking new.  Use a scrub brush.

Laundry Additive

This acts as an oxidizing bleach and is gentle on clothes, thus it will lighten/brighten clothes.  Also, this raises the pH of the wash, so fatty/oily stains are also removed.

Cat Box Freshener

You do not want to use a lot, but sprinkle a tablespoon or two in the bottom.  This is also good if you have a flea infestation.

Mouse/Spider/Pest Deterrent 

Sprinkler around perimeters of garage, house, etc.  Pests will not like the feel (or it will kill insects) and will not try to enter the perimeter.

Dishwasher Additive

Sprinkle into your sponge to help get the tough, cooked-on junk off easier.

Weed killer 

Mix 1 ½ cups with a gallon of vinegar and mist on leaves of weeds.  This will kill ALL plants, so avoid the ones you don’t want to kill.  You can also sprinkle it dry where you’ve seen weeds. Spread the powder down heavily will prevent weeds from even popping up.


Put a cup or two in a small box or tin, poking holes in the top.  Leave in the refrigerator, closet, etc. and it will keep it smelling fresh.

Rust Removal

Mixing 1 cup of Borax with 2 cups of warm water and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice works wonders on rust leave on for 15 minute..  This works well on things other than dishes, too. You can use it to remove rust from appliances and virtually anything metal. Stubborn rust spots leave on additional 15 – 20 minutes.

Bouncy Balls

There are tons of recipes out there, but this is the easiest.  

Mattress Freshener

Not only does Borax kill bed bugs, but it can revive an old mattress.  Sprinkle on mattress, let it sit for 7 hours, and vacuum off.

Help Trees Grow

in small amounts, Borax can be a fertilizer.  Around the base of a tree sprinkle a tablespoon.  Only do this once a year.

Borax Crystals or Snowflakes

A kid friendly Science experiment, read more here. 

Laundry Detergent

I use borax when making my own laundry detergent., In fact it is one of the main ingredients. I did a three part series on how to make your own, Get started by reading part 1, Part 2 & part 3


Another amazing kids friendly craft. Cheap, fun and this activities keeps my kids entertained for hours. Be ware: Keep away from carpeted areas. From experience, (oops) doesn’t remove easily. See our recipe here.

Filter Cleaner for your Stove Hood

Take 1/4 cup Borax and fill sink with about a gallon of very hot water. Soak Hood Filter until clean. Just watch the grease come off.

Other Frugal Artciles

How To Clean Kitchen Cabinets And Degrease All Naturally

How to Freeze Fresh Eggs

Homemade carpet powder

The Do’s & Don’t to Thirft store shopping

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Oriental Trading Company – Get FREE Shipping with No Minimum Purchase!


Oriental Trading Company – Get FREE Shipping with No Minimum Purchase!

I love Oriental Trading Company. Right now the are running a great promotion get FREE Shipping at Oriental Trading with NO minimum! Use coupon code FREESHIP4U at checkout to receive the FREE Shipping!

This is a great time to buy Halloween Items. Their Halloween items are also 50% off! They are usually really inexpensive so this FREE shipping just adds to the savings. This offer is good through TODAY so you have a few more days to take advantage of this great deal.

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Big Lots: 20% Off Friends & Family Event (Reward Members) – 10/2 ONLY!


Big Lots: 20% Off Friends & Family Event (Reward Members) – 10/2 ONLY!

Big Lots is offer a 20% off coupon as part of their friends and family event! I LOVE this sale! Big Lots do not take coupons, but this coupon is good on anything (Including furniture, hint hint) This is a great coupon to print and use for additional savings at Big Lots. Please make sure you are a reward member to use. If you aren’t a member already you can sign up here!! Print yours now!

This coupon can only be used at Big Lots on Sunday 10/2!!