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Grandma Margot's Candied Yams

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"Thanksgiving is never complete without these delicious yams, and nobody makes them better than Grandma Margot!"

Ingredients

5 yams
3 tart apples
1 navel orange
1 cup walnuts, sliced into halves
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package miniature marshmallows

Instructions

Grease a 13x9-inch glass baking dish with butter or margarine. Boil yams whole in a pot of boiling water for 30 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Peel and slice yams lengthwise and spread out along bottom of baking dish. Peel and slice apples and place on top of yams. After removing the seeds, squeeze juice of orange over yams. Add walnuts evenly over yams.

Crumble brown sugar and pour honey over yams. Dot yams with 2 tablespoons butter or margarine. Top with marshmallows.

Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for about 1 hour. Marshmallows will be lightly browned and melted.

Note:"This dish can be made one day in advance and re-heated on Thanksgiving."

Hannah Cosdon
Rock Island



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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