Katie, after finishing off the meat, refuses to eat more than a taste of the mash, and instead chooses cold cereal for dinner.
Not a hard dinner, even with peeling and cutting the potatoes and parsnips. I chose to dish up the kids' mash before adding the scallions seeing as how they are quite picky and I knew that would ruin it for them. Sure enough there were all kinds of moans and groans when they saw the garnish (but they were relieved when I let them pick it off). Here's what their plates looked like:
Even leaving the green onions out, the parsnips were too strong-tasting to make the mash palatable for them. Even Adam had to choke it down (I got a resounding thumbs-down reaction from him). The steak was good, nice and juicy, but there wasn't anything special about this steak, just seasoned and pan-fried.
Here's my plate: