SD Mashed sweet potatoes with crispy fried sage leaves

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Fried Sage Leaves


10   cups peeled and chopped sweet potatoes (about 6 large potatoes)

2   tablespoons orange zest

1/3   cup fresh orange juice

2   tablespoons sugar

2   tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar

2   tablespoons cane syrup

1/4   teaspoon ground ginger

1/4   teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4   teaspoon ground cinnamon

Garnish: Crispy Fried Sage Leaves (recipe follows),

kosher salt