2. Bruce's canned yams are okay, seems the rest are all mush.
I try to use fresh, the flavor is stronger.
3 small or 2 large
Peel and cut into large chunks, about 2 inches. boil till half-tender. Drain and put in casserole dish.
Mix about 1/4 cup Light brown sugar, pinch of salt, pinch of cinnamon and TINY dash of cardamom. Sprinkle over the top of yams. 3 Tbs melted butter + 1/2 tsp vanilla drizzled over the whole thing. In the oven at anywhere from 325-375 till tender and a bit bubbly.
add mini-marshmallows, at least one layer deep.
back in the oven at 375 to melt and toast the mallows.