HELLO! MY NAME IS MR. YAM.


CANDIED YAMS

(Cissy & Whitney Houston,
Gospel Singer & Diva, Newark, NJ)

4 medium New Jersey Yams, 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  boiled, peeled & sliced 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup margarine 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons fresh orange dash of allspice
  juice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice marshmallows (optional)
1/4 cup honey A great holiday recipe!
  

Layer yams in a medium baking dish; set aside. Melt margarine in a small saucepan. Add orange juice, lemon juice, honey, sugar and spices. Cook for 10 minutes or until thick and syrupy. Remove from heat, add vanilla and pour mixture over yams. Bake at 375 degrees F. (preheated) for 30 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes, top with marshmallows and place under broiler until marshmallows are brown, if desired. Makes 4 to 6 servings. Enjoy!

“Ever since I can remember, my Mom (Cissy) made this dish during the holidays. To this day the Candied Yams are never forgotten!” — Whitney Houston.