recipe: white trash yams - _MG_6118

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    used here, here, here, here

    until today, i'd only heard about other families eating marshmallows on their yams, it seems kind of white-trashy to me but there are zillions of recipes out there for it, and we figured nick would love it, so here is our own mashup of various marshmallow candied yam recipes:

    6 yams (orange, purple, other colors as desired)
    0.5 cup maple syrup
    0.5 cup brown sugar
    3 cups marshmallows
    1 stick butter (1/2 cup)

    wash peel and slice the yams into cubes.
    boil or microwave the yams until soft, about 20 minutes either way.
    melt 2 cups marshmallows, syrup, butter, and sugar in a large pot on the stove
    add yams to pot and stir until the potatoes are mashed to your desired consistency (chunky style shown in photo)
    pour mashed yams into a 9''x9'' baking pan, cover with the remaining marshmallows, and bake for ~10 minutes at 400 degrees (just to toast the marshmallows).
    remove from oven and serve.

    WARNING: this concoction is sweeter than any pie you can serve for dessert. your kids may not make a dent in any of the pies you bake (or anything else on the table, like salad or salmon) if you're serving this yam-crack with dinner.

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    1. glowingstar 101 months ago | reply

      although not white (just realllllly well assimilated ;), my family also serves these up for both thanksgiving and christmas. one of the things i miss about america......

    2. neil87 [deleted] 89 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Real Food, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    3. flarthurhu 84 months ago | reply

      well, that's a new title. Check out mine, search on yams and peeps, just put some peeps on top of canned yams for a chinese american variation.

    4. hkloveslife on & off for awhile 78 months ago | reply

      Great! Looks good for Thanksgiving.

    5. izzy311 77 months ago | reply

      love em'....must have at the holiday's!

    6. Marlinchen 72 months ago | reply

      This is basically sweet potato souffle (except the consistency, sps is smooth rather than chunky as the name would indicate) which is quite popular in the South. I don't care how white-trashy they are; I love my marshmallow yams!

    7. sean dreilinger 64 months ago | reply

      happy thanksgiving to the ~439 people who considered using my white trash yams recipe for thanksgiving 2009!

      happy thanksgiving to the ~439 people who considered using my white trash yams recipe for thanksgiving 2009

    8. prakashkadam1 18 months ago | reply

      delicious recipes.......!!!!!!!!!

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