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            Horseradish Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit, 11/97
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Potatoes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  c             butter
    6      tbsps         butter
    2 1/4  lbs           vidalia onions -- thinly sliced
    3      tbsps         balsamic vinegar
    2      tsps          chopped fresh thyme
    3 1/2  lbs           russet potatoes -- peeled, cut in 1²
                         pieces
    6      tbsps         whole milk -- to 8 tbsp
      1/4  c             horseradish
 
 
 Melt 1/4 cup butter in large skillet over medium heat . Add onions; sauté until 
 deep golden, about 30 minutes. Add vinegar and thyme. Reduce heat to low; sauté 
 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
 
 Meanwhile, cook potatoes in large pot of boiling salted water until very tender
 ; about 20 minutes. Drain. Return to same pot; mash until smooth. Add 6 tablesp
 oons milk, horseradish and 6 tablespoons butter; stir to blend. Thin with 2 tab
 lespoons milk if necessary. Season with salt and pepper.
 
 Transfer potatoes to serving dish.
 
 Spoon onion mixture atop potatoes.  (Can be prepared 8 hours ahead.  Cover with
  foil  and refrigerate.  Rewarm in 350°F oven about 30 minutes.)  Serve hot.
 
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