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Cape Gazette FOOD & DRINK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014 O~ Sour Cream & Chive Mashed pota- Potatoes ,o s 2 Ibs white potatoes Continued from page 92 water 1 t salt uniform cooking. Keep them 1 C sour cream from becoming too mushy by 1/4 C melted butter cooking them just until fork- 2 T snipped chives tender. Drain the cooked potatoes salt & pepper, to taste and return them to the pot over Peel potatoes and chop intvo a very low heat to evaporate 1-inch pieces. Place in saucepan with cold water to cover and 1 t any remaining water. Be sure to mash them by hand, not with salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce an electric mixer. Select an heat and simmer over low until old-fashioned masher or ricer; potatoes are fork-tender, about never use a food processor. Add 15 to 18 minutes. Drain pota- flavor and texture with melted toes and return to saucepan. butter, sour cream, yogurt, but- Heat over medium low until all traces of water have evapo- termilk, broth, cream cheese, wilted shallots, sauteed leeks rated. Remove from heat; add or some combination of these sour cream and melted butter. Using a potato masher, smash stir-in ideas. I've included a recipe for slow cooker mashed potatoes until creamy, taking potatoes, perfect for preserving care not to over-process. Stir in stovetop space when cook- chives, salt and pepper. ing for a crowd. And, if you Mashed Sweet Potatoes can't decide which potato type 2 Ibs sweet potatoes to serve, consider the color- 1/3 C melted butter ful whites-meet-sweets in the salt & pepper, to taste photo. Here's wishing you a grated nutmeg (optional) Happy Turkey Day! Peel potatoes and cut into Slow-Cooker Mashed Potatoes 1-inch pieces. Place in a sauce- 3 Ibs russet potatoes pan with cold water to cover. 11/2 C water Bring to a boil, then reduce 1/2 t salt heat to low and simmer until 1/2 C melted butter tender, about 20 minutes. Drain thoroughly and add melted but- 1 C milk ter. Mash with a potato masher salt & pepper, to taste or whip with an electric mixer Coat the inside of a 4-qt. slow until fluffy. Season to taste with cooker with nonstick cooking salt and pepper. Sprinkle with spray. Peel potatoes and chop nutmeg, if using. into 1-inch cubes. Place pota- Swirled Potato Mash toes, water and 1/2 t salt in the 3 C hot mashed white potatoes slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until potatoes are tender, 2 C hot mashed sweet potatoes about 3 hours. Reduce heat Spoon mashed potatoes to low and add melted butter, into a serving dish, altemating Leaving the cooked potatoes between dollops of white and in the crock pot, use a potato sweet. Using a wooden spoon, masher or wooden spoon to gently fold mixture together mash the potatoes until smooth, to create swirled design. Serve Add the milk and stir until immediately. creamy. Season to taste with Send comments, questions or recipe ideas to salt and pepper. Henlopen Grange to hold soup sale Nov. 22 Henlopen Grange No. 20 will hold a soup sale from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Grange Hall, 1528 Savannah Road Ext., Quak- ertown, Lewes. Chicken Noodle, Chicken Vegetable and Vegetable Beef soups are offered either by phone and pick up or stop at Grange Hall and order to pick up that day. The price for all three varieties of soup is $5 per quart. To place orders by phone, call Yvonne Martz, 302-227-2041, Nancy Burbage, 302-745-0335 or Shirley Millman, 302- 645-8098. INCREASE YOUR SMARTPHONE'S IQ! Download Rehoboth In My Pocket the dehnitive guide to everything Rehoboth Beach, Lewes and Dewey Beach. At fl'unes & Google Play Lewes farmers market season ends Nov. 22 The last Historic Lewes Farm- coli and other fall vegetables, in Milton. Along with continuing to ers Market of the 2014 season will addition to apples, meat, seafood, gather donated food from its ven- take place from 9 a.m. to noon, fresh eggs, breads, pastries, milk, dors, the HLFM is holding a food Saturday, Nov. 22, at Shields El- and yogurt. Patrons can also drive at the last market. Purchase ementary School. order fresh holiday turkeys - something fresh from avendor at Vendors will have a wide va- pasture raised, organically fed, the market Nov. 22 and bring it to riety of delicious vegetables, raised in Milton. The book table the HLFM table at the market to pies, baked goods, fall soups, is back with HLFM books and donate to the food bank. Informa- eggnog, wreaths, wool products, 2014 calendars at incredible dis- tion about the market is available and more. The last market offers counts for the holidays, at historiclewesfarmersmarket. winter squash, cabbage, sweet Help the HLFM give to Casa org, or email historiclewesfarm- potatoes, brussels sprouts, broc- San Francisco's food bank in In addition to the best local produce including sweet potatoes, winter squashes, and lots of greens, you'll find turkey, lamb, chicken, oysters, breads, egg nog, pies, and all the fixins'. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014 9am-12pm Shields Elementary School Parking Lot Intersection of Savannah Road and Sussex Drive, Lewes DE Please bring a non-perishable to donate to a local food bank, and share the bounty of the season. ~USDA IIupplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Putting Heathy Food WltNn 302.644.1436