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Turkey Day Mashed Potato Tips from the Doctor, aka Dr. Potato

Nov 21, 2018
Q: How can I become a potato expert for one of the most important days of the year that family celebrates together – Thanksgiving? I was asked to bring the mashed potatoes. I moved away when I graduated from high school and when at my home I depend on the packages of dry mashed potato mix. These are so consistent, quick and economical when I want a side of potatoes. They are great, but not homemade. What do I need to know to make foolproof mashed potatoes that everyone will rave about?
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Mashed Potato Recipes…Milk, Cream, Sour Cream or Buttermilk?

Nov 19, 2018
Q: Dr. Potato, when it comes to Thanksgiving mashed potato recipes, what is your preference? Do you prefer milk, cream, sour cream or cream cheese?
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New, Fun Recipes for Idaho Mashed Potatoes

Nov 13, 2018
Q: My family always expects Idaho® mashed potatoes for the holidays, any new recipes you’d like to share?
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Dr. Potato tips for mashed potatoes gone wild

Nov 25, 2013
Q: I see you work with several food bloggers on creative ways to fix Idaho potatoes. Any suggestions on their best mashed potato recipes?
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Holiday Idaho® Potato Stuffing Recipe

Nov 22, 2013
Q: My family is not that keen on cornbread stuffing for the turkey, and I can’t find the recipe that the Idaho Potato Commission, posted once about using potatoes for stuffing. Any thoughts?
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Lumpy Or Whipped Mashed Potato Recipe

Nov 21, 2013
Q: I have read on some of your posts to not over mix my mashed potatoes and to use the Russet Burbank variety, as they can withstand some abuse and not turn gluey.  My boyfriend doesn’t like lumpy mashed potatoes. Is there a recipe I can surprise him with for Thanksgiving?
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No Turkey No Ham Holiday Recipe With Mashed Potatoes

Nov 21, 2013
Q: I know Thanksgiving is a popular time to serve Turkey and Christmas hams and are what many people request for Christmas. My husband is a beef and potatoes kind of guy. Got any ideas?
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Dreamy Creamy Idaho® Mashed Potatoes?

Nov 20, 2013
Q: I dreamt about creamy mashed potatoes last night. Does Idaho® potatoes have a recipe?
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A Holiday Garlic Mashed Potato Recipe?

Nov 19, 2013
Q: Do you have a garlic mashed potato recipe that could become the centerpiece of our Holiday dinner?
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Can You Share One Of The Best Left Over Mashed Potato Recipes That You Know?

Nov 19, 2013
Q: I always make extra Idaho® mashed potatoes because they are always so popular as left overs the next day. Any suggestions on new ways to make an exciting dish that will make people comment… that’s the best left over mashed potatoes I ever had?
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