Celery Root and Potato Mash with Horseradish


2 celery roots (about 1 1/2 pounds each), peeled and cut into 1-inch
3 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 teaspoon salt and and freshly ground black pepper, for seasoning
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
1 tablespoon grated fresh or prepared horseradish
Chopped fresh chives, for garnish
Extra-virgin olive oil (we recommend Taber Ranch or Capay Oaks)


Potato-Kale Cakes with Rouille


1 pound red potatoes, scrubbed, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4 cup whole milk
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 cup onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 bunch kale, de-ribbed, de-stemmed, and coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced

Red Potato

Butternut Squash Mashed Potatoes

3–4 cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into 1-inch cubes
3–4 cups potatoes, peeled or not, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tablespoon chopped rosemary leaves
1–2 tablespoons olive oil (enough to lightly coat all veggies)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons salted butter
1/2 cup heavy cream


Roasted Winter Veggie Salad

Garlic Dill New Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

1 pound of new potatoes, cut into eighths
2-3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
2 teaspoons garlic, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt


Potato Tart

potato-tartRecipe adapted from smittenkitchen.com


1 pound potatoes, cut into ¼-inch slices (about 3 cups)
1 savory tart shell (pre-made or recipe of your choice), in a 9-inch tart pan and ready to fill
1 cup heavy cream
1 egg yolk
3/4 cup Gorgonzola, crumbled
1 tablespoon fresh herbs (thyme, rosemary, parsley, dill), minced
Salt and pepper to taste


Chicken with Apples, Potatoes & Escarole

escarole-knifeCourtesy of  Capay Valley Farm Shop

3/4 lb potatoes, cut in to 1 inch cubes
4 boneless chicken breasts with skin (I also use pork chops in this recipe)
Salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
5  tablespoons unsalted butter
2 apples, cored and cut into 12 slices each apple
1 clove garlic
1 head escarole,, trimmed
1/2 cup dry white wine

New Potatoes and Basil

Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

1½ lbs new potatoes
2 tablespoons butter
½ bunch basil, minced (substitute or add parsley, dill, cilantro)
2 large shallots, spring onions, or ½ cured onion, diced
2 large garlic cloves, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
Sour cream or plain yogurt (optional)


Potato-and-Carrot Mash

potato-carrot-transRecipe adapted from marthastewart.com

2 Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
1 large or 2 small carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
2 garlic cloves
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup whole milk
2 tablespoons butter (more or less to taste)