Creamy Yukon Gold Mash with Scallions Recipe

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Creamy Yukon Gold Mash with Scallions Recipe

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Ingredients (Serves 8 to 10):
10 (4-inch-long) Yukon gold potatoes, rinsed under cool water
1 cup whole milk, warm
6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
2 scallions, chopped
2 tsp. kosher salt
Cracked pepper
Lemon zest for garnish
Directions:
1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and fill with water to cover the potatoes by 2 inches.

2. Bring to a boil; then lower the heat to a gentle boil.

3. Cook until the potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.

4. Test for doneness by gently inserting a paring knife through the middle.

5. If it goes in smoothly, your potatoes are done.

6. Drain under cool running water and transfer to a bowl.

7. Gently peel off the skins and discard.

8. Run the hot potatoes through a potato ricer over a large pot (the same pot you boiled the potatoes in is fine). (If you don’t have a ricer, use a potato masher; the potatoes come out creamier if you use a ricer.)

9. Place the pot on the stove over medium heat and add 1/2 cup of the warm milk and half of the butter.

10. Mix well until the butter has melted. Add the other 1/2 cup of milk, the rest of the butter, the scallions (if you are making the potatoes in advance, don’t put the scallions in at this point; wait until you are ready to serve), and the salt. Mix well, turning constantly. Taste and add more salt if needed.

11. Serve in a warmed bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of softened butter, if you wish, crack some fresh pepper on top, and sprinkle on lemon zest.

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  • Judith Schreier

    I believe I saw Christine on the Home and Family show make a garlic sauce by boiling ablut 10 garlic cloves, then removing them and adding them to butter and other items . Please may I have the reciepie..I love the show.

    • http://cristinaferrarecooks.com cristina

      Judith I think this is what you are looking for Garlic Sauce:
      3/4 cup good olive oil
      10 garlic cloves, peeled
      2 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
      3 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
      Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • candie

    I think the sweet potato pancakes look good. I also want to try to make them with the syrup… Cristina keep these recipes coming on HOME&FAMILY. I like that show. you and mark make a good T.V. couple..

    • http://cristinaferrarecooks.com cristina

      Candie, the sweet potato pancakes are really good. Will try and keep those recipes coming. many thanks Cristina