SWEET POTATO IN THE MICROWAVE
Butter, olive oil, and seasoning, to taste
1-Start by washing your potato, as you normally would. Don’t be afraid to really scrub (this $6 vegetable scrubber will help) — you need to get all the dirt off. Pat dry.
2-If you plan to serve the potatoes whole, rub the skin with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
3-Pierce the potato three or four times with a fork. Place the potato on a microwave-safe plate.
4-For one sweet potato, microwave on 100 percent power for 5 minutes, rotating halfway through. Add two minutes for each additional potato …