Ingredients for eight servings:
2 tbs butter/marg or canola oil for sauteing 2 leeks or onions of compatible size
4 cups chicken broth
2 lbs Russet potatoes (cut in 1 inch cubes, or so)
2 lbs Bartlet pears (or pears of your choice; peel, and core, cube or slice
1/4 cup light brown sugar
2 tsp salt to taste
Saute leeks or onions until soft. Use a large pot. Add broth, potatoes, and pears. Boil/simmer for about 25 minutes. Mash. Pure in blender, using batches. While still hot,stir in brown sugar.
When serving. decorate with a doll-up of sour cream or a sprig of parsley. Enjoy.
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