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       Title: SWEET POTATOES BAKED W. LEMON NY TIMES
  Categories: Potatoes, Vegetables, Holiday
       Yield: 8 servings
  
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       2 c  Sugar
       1 ts Nutmeg
     1/2 ts Salt
       6 tb Butter; unsalted
       4 tb Lemon juice
       6    Sweet potatoes; medium
       6    Inch strip of lemon rind
  
   1. Rinse the potatoes under warm water.  Place in
   large pot, cover with cold water and bring to boil.
   Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender,
   about 30 minutes. Drain and let cool. 2. In a saucepan
   over med. heat, combine the sugar, 1/2 c water,
   nutmeg, lemon rind and salt. Simmer for 10 min. Add 5
   T of the butter and stir well. When the butter has
   melted, remove from heat, beat in the lemon juice and
   set aside. 3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Peel the
   swt. potatoes and slice into 1/2 in. discs. Use the
   remaining butter to grease a shallow baking dish. Lay
   the seet potatoes in a simgle layer, pour the lemon
   syrup on top and bake for 30 minutes until bubbling
   hot. Source: Sun. NY Times Magazine 11/22/92
  
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