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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Claire shared this recipe with me in 2022.  I made a few tweeks.  This is one of my favorites. It doesn’t matter which type of sweet potato you use although the bright orange one (commonly identified as a yam) has a prettier color.  4 large sweet potatoes, cut in half lengthwise Olive oil  2 tablespoons butter 1 medium yellow onion, diced  2 stalks celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, diced fine  3 cups chicken stock  13.5 oz can coconut milk 1 teaspoon dried oregano  3/4 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cumin  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon soy sauce Instructions : Preheat oven to 425 degrees   Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and drizzle with olive oil. Wash potatoes and pay dry. No need to peel. Cut each potato in half lengthwise  and place cut side down on the sheet pan.   Toast potatoes until very tender. Peel off skin and discard. While the potatoes are roasting: In a medium pot, sautĂ© the onion and celery in butter over medium hea

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