Peel the yams and cut into 1-inch discs. Place the yams in a large pot. Add the butter, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg and 1/2 cup water. Cook on medium heat until the yams are fork tender and the syrup is thick.
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Recipe courtesy of Sandra Pittman