Lepp Farm Market to give away $25 gift certificate

Lepp Farm Market to give away $25 gift certificate

This month’s recipe is Charlotte’s Mashed Potatoes

  • Dec. 17, 2018 3:28 p.m.

Lepp Farm Market in Abbotsford is holding a contest to win a $25 gift certificate.

To enter, find the related post on the Abbotsford News Facebook page and then comment with one ingredient and #BetterWhenShared.

Only one entry is permitted per person, but you can double your entry by sharing the contest with friends.

The contest ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31.

The recipe below is featured on Lepp Farm Market’s website and is a featured page in the Abbotsford News’ My City publication from Dec. 14.

CHARLOTTE’S MASHED POTATOES

Ingredients

6 large potatoes, approximately 2 ½ lbs.

2 small parsnips (see note below)

2 large garlic cloves

2 -3 tsp. Triple Smoke Prime Rub (as the smoky flavor takes a few minutes to fully develop, start with the smaller amount and taste for seasoning preference before adding more)

2 or 3 (or 4!) tbsp. butter

½ cup milk, warmed

salt and pepper to taste

METHOD

Peel and chop potatoes into large chunks. Peel parsnips and cut into same size pieces as potatoes. Peel garlic. Place potatoes, parsnips and garlic cloves in a large pot, add 1 tbsp. salt and cover all with cold water.

Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes and parsnips are tender when pierced with a fork. Drain.

Add Triple Smoke Prime Rub and butter, and mash until mixed into potatoes.

Add warmed milk, starting with ¼ cup, and mash well. Continue adding more milk in 2 tablespoon increments and stir until potatoes are desired consistency. If the potatoes are going to sit a bit before serving, you can add a bit more milk as they will firm up.

Yukon Gold potatoes are a good choice. Their tender, creamy texture is the perfect consistency for mashed potatoes. If you use red potatoes, feel free to leave on some of the peel for a more rustic appearance.

Note on parsnips: Throw a few peeled and chopped parsnips into a pot when you make mashed potatoes and their sweetness adds a taste everyone loves but no one can quite identify.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Ripy Jubbal of Abbotsford has received a 30-month jail sentence for the fraudulent use of credit cards and credit card data. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford woman sentenced for $80K in fraudulent credit card purchases

Ripy Jubbal and spouse used identities of 19 different victims, court hears

....
Dutch Canadian Liberation Society donates commemorative panels to Abbotsford school

Upper Sumas Elementary School receives artwork highlighting students work with Dutch Heritage Day

A woman in the Harrison Mills area was attacked by a cougar on Tuesday, May 4. (File photo)
UPDATE: 2 cougars killed following attack in Harrison Mills

Attack victim remains in hospital in stable condition

....
Abbotsford graphic designer pitches Flyers rebrand for AHL team

Alex Svarez suggests new affiliate team turns back the clock and brings back Flyers moniker

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser Middle School in Abbotsford, began court proceedings on Monday, May 3 in New Westminster for two child pornography offences.
Trial paused for former Abbotsford vice-principal charged with child porn

Judge reserves decision on admissibility of evidence against Mike Haire

Jose Marchand prepares Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination doses at a mobile clinic for members of First Nations and their partners, in Montreal, Friday, April 30, 2021. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is coming under fire after contradicting the advice Canadians have been receiving for weeks to take the first vaccine against COVID-19 that they’re offered. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Trudeau says he is glad he got AstraZeneca, vaccines are only way out of pandemic

‘The most important thing is to get vaccinated with the first vaccine offered to you’

B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Dip in COVID-19 cases with 572 newly announced in B.C.

No new deaths have been reported but hospitalized patients are up to 481, with 161 being treated in intensive care

Solar panels on a parking garage at the University of B.C. will be used to separate water into oxygen and hydrogen, the latter captured to supply a vehicle filling station. (UBC video)
UBC parkade project to use solar energy for hydrogen vehicles

Demonstration project gets $5.6M in low-carbon fuel credits

FILE – A student arrives at school as teachers dressed in red participate in a solidarity march to raise awareness about cases of COVID-19 at Ecole Woodward Hill Elementary School, in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. ‘should be able to’ offer 1st dose of COVID vaccine to kids 12+ by end of June: Henry

Health Canada authorized the vaccine for younger teens this morning

A woman wears a face mask and shield to curb the spread of COVID-19 while walking in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. CDC updates info, acknowledging small respiratory droplets can spread COVID-19

Large droplets, not aerosols had been fixture of public health messaging for many months

A picture of Shirley Ann Soosay was rendered from a postmortem photographer and circulated on social media. (DDP graphic)
B.C. genealogist key to naming murder victim in decades-old California cold case

In July 1980, Shirley Ann Soosay was raped and stabbed to death

Mary Kitagawa was born on Salt Spring Island and was seven years old when she was interned along with 22,000 B.C. residents in 1942. (B.C. government video)
B.C. funds health services for survivors of Japanese internment

Seniors describe legacy of World War II displacement

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Most Read