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Creamy Sweet Potato & Apple Mash with Mascarpone & Brown Sugar Whiskey SauceIt’s peak sweet potato season… and whiskey is in season all year round. 
1 large Sweet Potato, peeled and cubed1 Apple, peeled and cubed1/4 cup Heavy Cream 4 Tbsp Butter2 Tbsp Brown Sugar3 Tbsp WhiskeySalt & Pepper (to taste)
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.  Add sweet potatoes and boil until soft.  In a pan, melt 2 Tbsp of butter.  Add add apples and saute until slightly soft, but not mushy.  Drain sweet potatoes and put back into pot.  Add sauteed apples and cream and mash until potatoes are smooth.  The apples will retain their shape.  Salt to taste and keep warm as you make the sauce.  In a saute pan, melt remaining butter.  Add brown sugar and whiskey and whisk together over low/medium heat until it reduces a bit.  Serve sweet potatoes hot topped with mascarpone and drizzled with whiskey sauce. View high resolution

Creamy Sweet Potato & Apple Mash with Mascarpone & Brown Sugar Whiskey Sauce

It’s peak sweet potato season… and whiskey is in season all year round. 

1 large Sweet Potato, peeled and cubed
1 Apple, peeled and cubed
1/4 cup Heavy Cream 
4 Tbsp Butter
2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
3 Tbsp Whiskey
Salt & Pepper (to taste)

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.  Add sweet potatoes and boil until soft.  In a pan, melt 2 Tbsp of butter.  Add add apples and saute until slightly soft, but not mushy.  Drain sweet potatoes and put back into pot.  Add sauteed apples and cream and mash until potatoes are smooth.  The apples will retain their shape.  Salt to taste and keep warm as you make the sauce.  In a saute pan, melt remaining butter.  Add brown sugar and whiskey and whisk together over low/medium heat until it reduces a bit.  Serve sweet potatoes hot topped with mascarpone and drizzled with whiskey sauce.

Brie & Dijon Mustard Apple Slaw Sandwich2 slices of bread (I used a baguette that was leftover from Thanksgiving)3-4 slices of Brie2 Tbsp Grained Dijon Mustard3/4 cup Apple, cut into matchsticks 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar In a bowl, whisk together mustard and apple cider.  Add apples and toss together with the dijon vinegar mixture.  Layer bottom piece of bread with brie.  Pile with a generous amount of slaw.  If there’s any leftover liquid, pour on to other piece of bread and make a sandwich with the brie side.  Grill in a pan, flipping once one side is brown and cheese begins to melt.  Serve hot. View high resolution

Brie & Dijon Mustard Apple Slaw Sandwich

2 slices of bread (I used a baguette that was leftover from Thanksgiving)
3-4 slices of Brie
2 Tbsp Grained Dijon Mustard
3/4 cup Apple, cut into matchsticks 
1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar

In a bowl, whisk together mustard and apple cider.  Add apples and toss together with the dijon vinegar mixture.  Layer bottom piece of bread with brie.  Pile with a generous amount of slaw.  If there’s any leftover liquid, pour on to other piece of bread and make a sandwich with the brie side.  Grill in a pan, flipping once one side is brown and cheese begins to melt.  Serve hot.

Kate Lebo of Pie School flew into New York yesterday and her and I were in The Drink’s kitchen prepping pie dough for Gala Gala Hey! until the wee hours of the morning.  
Here are the apple pies that Kate will be offering today:Cheddar-Crusted Apple PieWhiskey Crumble Apple PieHoney-Ginger Apple PieBrandied-Apple Cardamom PieOld Fashioned Plain Apple Pie 
WE ARE SO EXCITED. Hope to see you in a few hours xoxo 
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Kate Lebo of Pie School flew into New York yesterday and her and I were in The Drink’s kitchen prepping pie dough for Gala Gala Hey! until the wee hours of the morning.  

Here are the apple pies that Kate will be offering today:

Cheddar-Crusted Apple Pie
Whiskey Crumble Apple Pie
Honey-Ginger Apple Pie
Brandied-Apple Cardamom Pie
Old Fashioned Plain Apple Pie 

WE ARE SO EXCITED. 
Hope to see you in a few hours xoxo 

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