Candied Yams

Yams become even more delectable when sweetened up a bit. Candied yams do just the trick. A recipe for Candied Yams will have you wanting more.

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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.

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.

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.

Florence Mama's Candied Yams

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Thanksgiving Countdown: Yams vs. Sweet Potatoes

A question about the Thanksgiving menu: Are there any nutritional differences between the regular orange sweet potatoes and the new "white" sweet potatoes? And what's the difference between sweet potatoes and yams? First off, yams and sweet potatoes are from completely unrelated botanical families -- and there are big nutritional differences. Sweet potatoes, from the morning glory family, are notably high in beta-carotene.

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