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Yams
 
 

yams

 

Frugal shoppers exercise thrift by stocking up on foods when they are on sale. You will find the biggest savings on canned yams before Thanksgiving and Christmas.

 

Buy fresh yams on sale in the produce department or at a Farmer's market.

 

Here are a couple frugal yam recipes.

 

Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients

Two 16 oz cans sweet potatoes
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla

Topping:

1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 tsps cinnamon
1/4 cup flour

Heat yams & drain. Mash with other ingredients and mix well. Pour into ungreased 9" square glass baking pan. Mix all topping ingredients till crumbly. Spread on yams then bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

 

Yam Pancakes

Ingredients

4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
2 cups grated yams
2 cups shredded coconut
4 cups flour
1 cup milk
4 tsps baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
 

Beat the eggs, oil, sugar and salt together.   Add the rest of the ingredients, and beat for 5 minutes.

Drop by teaspoonful onto a hot griddle.  Cook on both sides until done.

 

 

 

 

 

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