Candied Yams Recipe

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Candied Yams Recipe

While it’s truthful the “yams” used inwards this gorgeous candied yams recipe are actually but orange-fleshed sugariness potatoes, it’s likewise truthful that no i cares, “yams” sounds better, too takes less characters to percentage on Twitter. Like I said inwards the video, I solely mentioned it inwards representative “that guy” is at your Thanksgiving.

I’m non a huge sugariness side dish person, but I produce brand an exception for these candied yams, since it’s, well, exceptional. Part of that, I believe, is using lemon instead of orangish juice, since nosotros get got enough of sweetness, too what nosotros actually require is some tartness for balance.

Speaking of sweetness, I similar to role a Grade B maple syrup, since it seems to get got a petty deeper maple flavor; or at to the lowest degree that’s what Alton Brown said once, too I believed him. Having said that, whatever existent maple syrup volition survive but fine.

This volition survive our final video earlier the Thanksgiving holiday, too I’ll survive taking the side yesteryear side few days off, then but a heads-up that I won’t survive some to response questions on the blog. I’m certain you’ll survive fine. Anyway, I desire to want y’all all a really healthy, too happy holiday, too I actually produce promise y’all plow over this a endeavor soon. Enjoy!
Ingredients for 8 portions:
For the yams:
  • 3 pounds yams, peeled, cutting inwards 2-inch pieces,
  • 2 quarts mutual frigidness water
  • 3 tablespoons kosher tabular array salt (or close five teaspoons of fine salt)
  • For the glaze:
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 loving cup brownish sugar
  • 1/4 loving cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 loving cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon reason ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch cayenne
  • salt to taste