These would be a great side on any thanksgiving dinner table. Celery Root can be peeled and then the gnarly little root bits cut out.
Celery Root Mashed Potatoes
1 celery root, peeled and cut into large pieces
1 1/2 lb potatoes, peeled, halved
about a 1/4 cup milk
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1 - 2 tablespoons butter
In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add celery root. Boil for 5 minutes and add potatoes. Boil about 20-30 minutes, until very soft. Strain and transfer to a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher or fork until smooth. Add milk. Add butter, salt and pepper to taste.