For the Apple Sauce with Thyme:
Place all ingredients in pot, cook over medium-high heat until apples break down into sauce, about 15-20 minutes. Add more cider as needed if apples get too dry.
Makes 2 1/2 cups
For the Mashed Celery Root and Potatoes:
Place celery root and potatoes in pot, cover with water and bring to boil. Salt water and cook to tender, 15 minutes. Drain and return to hot pot, mash with cheese and milk to desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.