Yams, though not the same as sweet potatoes, can be used in many of the same types of recipes. Try these yummy yam recipes to find the yam dish that will become your favorite.
If you think yams go only with pork, this super-simple grilled beef-and-potato combination will prove otherwise.
If you find yourself searching for recipes on how to make yams, it's a good thing to know that in the United States yams and sweet potatoes are actually the same vegetable. They are both a variety of sweet potato, though yams are deeper orange in color. So you can feel free to substitute sweet potatoes for yams in your recipes, since they are quite similar.
Once your friends and family taste this easy, from-scratch, candied yam recipe, they'll be asking how to make candied yams as delicious as yours. With less sugar and butter than most standard preparations, this recipe lets the natural sweetness of the yams take center stage. You won't have to feel the least bit of guilt if you can't resist a second helping.
Sweet potatoes pack vitamin A into these low-fat muffins. Great as a snack or for dessert.
This sweet potato casserole has a sugared pecan topper, making it an ideal side dish for a special dinner.
Although this side-dish recipe is a must-have for Thanksgiving and Christmas, you can enjoy it throughout the winter months when sweet potatoes are most available.
This quick-to-prepare Mexican entree is the perfect dinner to serve to kick off a cozy weeknight in.
Just because something is sweet doesn't mean it can't be good for you: Learn how to make sweet potato casserole and fill your body with loads of vitamin A and fiber.