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Candied Yams

15 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 lb. brown sugar
1 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup peanut oil
4 dashes Tabasco sauce
1 tsp. grated nutmeg
1 Tbsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper

• Preheat the oven to 350°F.
• Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix until the sweet potatoes are evenly coated with the other ingredients.
• Arrange the potatoes in a single layer in a hotel pan. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil, stir, and bake for 20 minutes.
Makes 15 servings