MINNEAPOLIS — Ahead of the big Gopher football game Saturday, Lee Valsvik was tailgating with fans at the University of Minnesota.

Outside TCF Bank Stadium, though, she came upon a surprise: A group that included Lee’s brother! His group was making Lee’s mother’s hashbrown recipe.

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For those viewers who have been requesting Dorothy Valsvik’s recipe, here it is:

Hash Brown Potato Dish

1 carton sour cream

2 cans cream of potato soup

2 cans cream of celery soup

1 small jar of pimento

1/4 big onion, chopped

Green pepper (optional)

Parsley flakes

1 lg. bag frozen hash browns

Mix all together and put in 9x13 pan. This can be mixed up ahead and kept in refrigerator overnight. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Serves 10.

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