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Old 04-18-2008, 02:23 PM   #11
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........or, hold a bikini mashed potato wrestling contest and charge admission. For $50 you can buy a super soaker squirt gun loaded with brown gravy.


That would be awesome.
You forgot "a spoon".
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Old 04-18-2008, 06:08 PM   #12
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They could be "canned".
They could be shredded and dehydrated
Freezing, as previously mentioned, might be the quickest remedy if you have the freezer space.
Bury in sand in a cool dark place will preserve them for a long time, so they say.
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Old 04-18-2008, 06:23 PM   #13
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I used to use 10 lbs. of potatoes a week when my kids were little.
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Old 04-18-2008, 06:41 PM   #14
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When all the kids (and their SOs) are here for dinner, I make 15lbs. of mashed potatoes and they are gone before bedtime. (My family loves mashed potatoes!)
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Old 04-18-2008, 06:53 PM   #15
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Mashed potatoes .... MMMmmmm.

The next morning they can be mixed with a bit of egg or flour, or both, be seasoned, have chives mixed in, whatever you like to do with mashed potatoes. Make them into patties and fry.

Ma, its too bad your not able to try this (unless you make a stash ;) )

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...... you can freeze any kind of cooked potatoes, such as mashed potatoes, twice baked potatoes, etc.

Here's a helpful link:

Freezing Potatoes
Great link.

Secret to freezing (other than mashed) potatoes is par cooking. Potatoes which are fully cooked prior to freezing don't seem to retain their texture.
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Old 04-18-2008, 06:58 PM   #16
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Mashed potatoes .... MMMmmmm.

The next morning they can be mixed with a bit of egg or flour, or both, be seasoned, have chives mixed in, whatever you like to do with mashed potatoes. Make them into patties and fry.

Ma, its too bad your not able to try this (unless you make a stash ;) )
I know! I've read here a couple of times about these potato pancakes and I've yet to have any left over to try it! I thought about just making 20lbs. of potatoes but I'm afraid they'd just eat more!!! Maybe I'll just save my portion next time so I can try these at least once in my life.
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Old 04-18-2008, 07:39 PM   #17
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You can make french fries out of them, par-cook, and then freeze them
Scalloped potatoes
stew (which can be frozen)
pot pies
Riced potatoes with Olive oil, lime juice, basil, cumin, and pepper (whisked) then poured on top.
Sheppard's pie

Also, if you put an apple in the bag of potatoes they will not sprout as quickly. So, I've heard.
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Old 04-29-2008, 03:26 PM   #19
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I had a whole bunch of potatoes sprouting, and made this last night....it's fattening, I'm sure. You could probably use yoghurt in place of the milk, turkey bacon in place of the regular bacon, and saute your onions in a bit of evoo
I think this might be a little like Colcannen and a little like Monk's Pie - I was trying to use up leftover ingredients - it came out tasting really nice:
10 potatoes - cook and mash with butter, salt/pepper & I used up some leftover sour cream
6 or 7 strips of bacon, fried, then crumbled or cut into smaller pieces
3 small onions cut into wedges and sauted with the bacon (once bacon almost done)
6 eggs
cheese
1 large fresh tomato

spoon 1/2 the mashed potato into an oven proof dish (about 2.5 or 3 qt dish)
top with 1/2 of the bacon, 1/2 of the onion
spoon the rest of the mashed potato on top
make 6 "wells" in the potatoes, and break an egg into each well
top with the remainder of the bacon and onion
top that with the cut up tomato
top that with grated cheddar
bake for about 45 minutes to an hour on 350 - or until the eggs are set the way you like them.
serve with a huge salad
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