This is my personal favorite part of Thanksgiving and an essential in the Hinton household for this holiday. The original recipe came from Grandpa and Grandma Gabe and Aunt Pam. I got it from my Mom's super helpful cookbook, "Kitchen Fun with Kay." My mouth is watering right now just thinking about these yams. A dessert disguised as a veggie . . . awesome.
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
(1/3 cup) -- 3/4 stick butter
2 T water
Boil about 3 minutes in a saucepan, until the sugars are fully dissolved. Be sure not to boil it too long or it will harden and create a crust over the yams. The ideal is to keep it saucy.
6 medium yams, steamed until soft. Slice in pan. Pour sauce over. Bake 350 for about 1/2 hour. So yummy!