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Okay, just how do you mash cauliflower?

broncosaurus Feb 2, 2009 12:45 AM

I suppose the idea is to make them the consistency of grits or thereabouts. How to go about this?

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    Lenox637 RE: broncosaurus Feb 2, 2009 02:19 AM

    I steam the cauliflower then run through a food mill.

    1. csmall13 RE: broncosaurus Feb 2, 2009 03:15 AM

      Steam the cauliflower then use a hand held blender.

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        KiltedCook RE: broncosaurus Feb 2, 2009 05:27 AM

        Just like mashed potatoes... Mash with a handheld masher, add a bit of fat (butter, sour cream) then use a stick blender or food processor is you want really fine consistancy.

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          galleygirl RE: KiltedCook Feb 2, 2009 06:05 AM

          To all the above, I would add; put them back in the pot after stick blender, and cook a little moisture out....Also, onion powder helps the flavor, for some reason...

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            Filet o Fish RE: galleygirl Feb 2, 2009 07:04 AM

            I put mine in the food-processor, add some heavy cream, some butter and salt and pepper....

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              DaisyM RE: Filet o Fish Feb 2, 2009 07:29 AM

              I also put mine in the food processor and add a little cooking liquid or chicken broth. You can also add butter.

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