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Candied yams

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    Candied yams

    Enjoy this holiday favorite without worrying about cholesterol.


    3 medium yams
    1/4 cup packed brown sugar
    1 teaspoon flour, sifted
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1/4 teaspoon orange peel
    1 teaspoon soft tub margarine
    1/2 cup orange juice


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
    2. Peel and slice yams into 1/4 inch slices and boil until tender but firm (about 20 minutes).
    3. In a small bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and grated orange peel.
    4. Place half of the sliced yams in a medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
    5. Dot with half the amount of margarine.
    6. Add a second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the same order as above.
    7. Add orange juice.
    8. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.

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