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Old 06-12-2011, 11:12 PM   #11
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Unless you have a spider with a screen type body, you could wrap the spider in cheesecloth. I envision some fairly small pieces. Ricer holes are small.

How about grating the potatoes with a box grater using the larger holes then sprinkling the shreds into the oil. That might work better. With the grater, you would use raw potatoes. With the ricer they'd have to be cooked.

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Old 06-12-2011, 11:13 PM   #12
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ghosting along on past behaviors?

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Old 06-13-2011, 12:04 AM   #13
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thanks andy. i think my idea isn't going to work.

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Old 06-13-2011, 08:02 AM   #14
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I think I had something like this as a kid, but the potatoes had been pre-mashed and eggs had been mixed in. It's been a really long time though so I'm not positive.
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:33 AM   #15
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What about using something larger BT? I am thinking gnocchi or something along those lines.
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:43 AM   #16
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I think you will end up with a mess. I think the potatoes will break down and dissolve and rise to the top and form a layer of greasy potato mush...
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:10 PM   #17
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The only time I use my ricer is when I make lefse. And, the potatoes do fall apart. That's why I use the ricer...You might try something like the spaghetti noodle maker on a KA stand mixer, but I think that the strands would still fall apart...

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