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Storing Mashed Potatoes In A Slow Cooker

Nov 24, 2015
Q: Can I keep mashed potatoes warm in a slow cooker on low? If so for how long? If not, what are my options?
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Fix Ahead Mashed Potatoes For Thanksgiving

Nov 16, 2015
Q: Can I prepare mashed potatoes 10 days in advance and freeze, then rewarm them covered, in the oven for my Thanksgiving dinner?
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Cook-Ahead Mashed Potatoes & How To Freeze Them

Nov 13, 2015
Q: Can you cook mashed potatoes ahead of time and freeze them for Thanksgiving Day?
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What Thanksgiving Potatoes Would Go Well With A Boneless Turkey Breast?

Nov 12, 2015
Q: We are empty nesters, so we don’t need a whole turkey. Still I want to fix something special with our boneless turkey breast and mashed Idaho potatoes, any ideas?
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How Can I Spice Up Regular Mashed Potatoes For Thanksgiving?

Nov 10, 2015
Q: My family is expecting plain old mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving. I’ll make those but in addition I would like to make something different with the extra mashed Idaho potatoes. What can I surprise them with for a fun recipe?
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I Like To Experiment And Try New Recipes For Mashed Potatoes Every Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2014
Q: I like to experiment and try new recipes for Thanksgiving, especially with mashed potatoes and I prefer to cook with fresh rather than frozen. Any ideas I can try?
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Make Ahead Scalloped Potatoes

Nov 10, 2014
Q: Do I have to blanch my potatoes, to make scalloped potatoes ahead of time?
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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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