Yams Hawaii

One 20 oz can pineapple chunks, undrained
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 tbs sugar
1 tsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 large lime or lemon, thinly sliced
Two 17 oz cans Bruce's Whole Yams, drained
1/4 cup halved red maraschino cherries (optional)

Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup pineapple syrup. In a large skillet, melt butter; blend in sugar, cornstarch, salt and nutmeg. Add reserved pineapple syrup and the lime slices. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil one minute. Lightly mix in yams, pineapple chunks and cherries. Simmer uncovered 5 to 10 minutes.

4 to 6 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana