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Candied Yams

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Ingredients
  Yams 4 Large
  Boiling salted water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Cook the yams in boiling salted water to cover until barely tender.
Cool, peel, and cut into halves lengthwise.
Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
In a frying pan combine the sugar, water and butter.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar has melted; do not scorch.
If necessary, add 1 or 2 tablespoons more water.
Lay the yam halves side by side in the frying pan.
Cook over very low heat, turning over once, until the yams are candied on both sides.
This will take about 10 to 12 minutes.
Transfer to a heated serving dish and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Yam
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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