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Monday, April 29, 2013

Y is for Yummy Yams

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Lip smacking
Versatile vegetable
Yummy yams


Fiery Sweet Potatoes(Yams)
10-12 servings
Time about 2 hours
5 pounds sweet potatoes/yams
1 cup coconut milk
1T Thai red curry paste
1/2 c dark brown sugar
4 T unsalted butter
1 t salt
1. Heat oven to 375 F. Bake potatoes on a baking sheet
until very soft-about 1 hour. When cool enough to
handle, peel and mash.
2. Heat coconut milk with curry paste over low heat.
Mix coconut mixture, 1/2 the sugar, 1/2 the butter
and all the salt into the potatoes. Keep warm until
ready to serve or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
3. At least 30 min before serving, heat oven to 425 degrees F.
Put potatoes into baking dish, cover with foil and bake for 20 min.
Uncover potatoes, dot with remaining butter and sugar and
broil until brown and crusty on top, checking often so
they do not burn!!!!
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Dana said...

That recipe sounds great! Thanks. :)

Celia said...

Interesting, I just bought yams yesterday, have to try your recipe.

Sandee said...

I'll be right over. ♥ yams.

Have a fabulous day. ☺

Helen said...

Oh my ~~~ this does sound good! I prepare huge amounts of whipped yams every holiday, grand kids Charlie and Jenn eat every bit/bite!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thai curry paste? I'm there!

messymimi said...

They are also so good juiced with other veggies!

stephen Hayes said...

Me no like yams, although everyone else in my family likes them.

Kathe W. said...

aww Stephen- that's too bad!
Thanks everyone for visiting!

Unknown said...

Sounds lip smacking good!

Unknown said...

Mmmm I love yams. I'd take them over potatoes almost any day. :)

Have fun with z.

Jenn Flynn-Shon said...

I'm drooling right now, this sounds delicious!