Holidays Candied Yams Recipe~ Previous pinner said: Instead of canned yams, I used fresh. Just let it cook longer. Cook with marshmallows on top so the yams don't dry out. Beware: if you cover with foil, the marshmallows will melt into the yams.
Okonkwo was a wealthy man because he was a great farmer. One crop that was HUGE for the igbo people were yams. Yams are grown to gain wealth and also to feed one’s family. They are a symbol of masculinity and ability as a provider.
simple Candied Yams with Marshmallows recipe: Canned or peeled yams, butter, brown sugar, dash of cinnamon, mini marshmallows. 400 degrees for 20 minutes; longer for peeled yams. Add marshmallows on top minutes before 'doneness.