Scroll down for Maria Bello's recipe.Ingredients: 3 lb. sweet potatoes or yams (about 6 medium) 6 tbsp unsalted butter, plus more to grease pan 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup corn syrup 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp orange zest
Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Peel sweet potatoes and slice into ½-inch pieces. 3. Grease a large baking pan with butter and fill with sliced potatoes. 4. Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan and stir until melted. Pour over sweet potatoes, making sure to cover each piece evenly. 5. Bake uncovered until potatoes are fork-tender but retain their shape (about 1–1½ hours). For best results, baste and turn sweet potatoes every 15 minutes.