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Alternatives to Mashed Potatoes on Thanksgiving

Q:

Have you found any alternatives to serving mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving?

A:

This is an interesting question…why not do both? I think you want to give your guests what they expect but also mix it up a little. More and more I am seeing roasted fingerlings appear as a side. Check out this Thanksgiving menu listing from Norman’s Orlando at the Ritz Carlton:

SMOKED BUFFALO TENDERLOIN WITH CONFIT FINGERLING POTATO ~ BLACKBERRY REDUCTION ~ CUMIN SCENTED CARROTS

Find a couple more recipe examples from the Idaho Potato Commission below.