*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                        Lois Williams' Candied Yams
 
 Recipe By     : Lois Williams
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Side Dish                        To Post
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6                    Yams -- washed
      1/2  Tsp           Cinnamon
    4      Tbsp          Butter
    3      Tbsp          Brown Sugar
    1      Tbsp          Lemon Or Orange Juice
    1      12 Oz. Can    Pineapple Chunks In Juice -- drain, reserve juice
                         Cornstarch -- to thicken
 
    Boil yams in large pot with water to cover; cook until barely tender--do
 not overcook.
    Remove and drain; cool.  When cool enought to handle, peel and cut into
 chunks.  Place in oven-proof casserole dish.
    In medium saucepan, place cinnamon, butter, brown sugar, lemon juice,
 pineapple with reserved juice.  Cook, over medium heat, until simmering.
 Add 2 teaspoons cornstarch mixed with 2 teaspoons water;  stir rapidly and
 allow to thicken.
    Pour liquid over yams, and sprinkle with more cinnamon if desired
    Bake at 325° for 30 minutes, stirring once during cooking.
 
    Makes 8 servings.
 
 “Soulfood”, Palm Beach Post, 10/17/97
 
 billspa@icanect.net
 
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