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Winter White Root Vegetable Mash
Date: February 17, 2016
  • 1 celery root peeled and cut into 1-in pieces
  • 2 russet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-in pieces
  • 1-2 parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-in pieces
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4-1/2 cup whole milk, warmed
  • Salt, pepper, and Applewood bacon smoked salt
  • Herbs for garnish
Preparation Steps:
  1. In a saucepan, toss together the potatoes and parsnips. In another saucepan, add the celery root. Add enough cold water to cover the vegetables in each saucepan by 1 inch. Add a generous amount of salt to each pan.
  2. Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil. Then cook at a low boil, stirring occasionally, until tender (~20 minutes for the potato-parsnips and ~30 minutes for the celery root). Drain well.
  3. Using a potato ricer, press the vegetables into a bowl. Add the butter and stir until melted. Add the milk and beat with a fork until smooth. Add more milk as needed, then season with salts and pepper.
  4. Put mixture in a piping bag with large tip and pipe onto plate, garnishing with herbs.

Yields:  6 servings

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