Yams

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.

Mustard-Marinated Flank Steak with Yam Fries

Better Homes and Gardens

If you think yams go only with pork, this super-simple grilled beef-and-potato combination will prove otherwise.

How to Make Yams

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.

How to Make Candied Yams

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.

Yam and Jam Muffins

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet potatoes pack vitamin A into these low-fat muffins. Great as a snack or for dessert.

Praline Sweet Potatoes

Midwest Living

This sweet potato casserole has a sugared pecan topper, making it an ideal side dish for a special dinner.

Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Family Circle

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.

Mexican Shepherd's Pie with Black Beans and Yams

Parents

This quick-to-prepare Mexican entree is the perfect dinner to serve to kick off a cozy weeknight in.

Florence Mama's Candied Yams

Better Homes and Gardens

How to Make Sweet Potato Casserole

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.

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