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Old 01-07-2009, 11:20 AM   #1
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Dirty Mash?

Katie E posted in one of the dinner threads about having dirty mash. This has now been hovering around my mind for a few days. What is dirty mash & how do you make it?

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Old 01-07-2009, 12:06 PM   #2
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hmmm, my guess would be mashed potatoes with the skins left on. maybe something else like black pepper added.
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Old 01-07-2009, 12:17 PM   #3
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Actually, there are two types of "Dirty Mashed Potatoes".

One type is simply where the skins are left on the potatoes. The second type is similar to "Dirty Rice", & includes cooked chicken or turkey gizzards & livers.
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Old 01-07-2009, 01:17 PM   #4
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The one I'm familiar with contained chopped gizzards and livers. Never thought about leaving the skins on. I may have to try that and see how it looks.
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Old 01-07-2009, 05:45 PM   #5
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I do dirty mashed potatoes with skins left on and chunks of leftover meat, and I cook up a bit of crowder peas. lentils, and or kidney beans, whatever I have as leftovers and add all that. I put the whole mess into a deep cast iron skillet and toss it into the oven at 400 for about 15 - 20 minutes. The last couple minutes I pull it out, add a layer of paremesan and romano cheese, chives, minced onion, and let it go for the last 5 or so minutes.
This is a great way of using up leftovers.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:12 PM   #6
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Katie E posted in one of the dinner threads about having dirty mash. This has now been hovering around my mind for a few days. What is dirty mash & how do you make it?
Ray, the dirty mashed potatoes I made the other night were plain old russet potatoes that I scrubbed up good and boiled with some peeled cloves of garlic. Drained everything and mashed up the lot, skins and all, with some half-and-half, butter and salt and pepper. They were yummy.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:17 PM   #7
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Same here, skins left on when I mash em up. Never heard of adding the gizzards or liver or other chopped up meats. Sounds interesting if anyone has a recipe on that? And assuming I can still find livers and gizzards at the grocery store, for some reason it is getting harder and harder to find them around here.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:31 PM   #8
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Erinny, what are crowder peas?
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:37 PM   #9
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Not to step on Erinny's toes, but around here I believe "crowder peas" are the same as "black-eyed peas".
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:49 PM   #10
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They are. "Crowder" can be a regional term. Around here black-eyed peas are called crowder peas.
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