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Breakfast Menu Have Some Holes To Fill With A Creative New Potato Selection. Here's A Road Trip Recommendation.

Feb 14, 2017
Q: Does your breakfast menu have some holes to fill with a creative new potato selection?
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Do You Have A Favorite Preparation Of Potatoes Right Now?

Feb 9, 2017
Q: What is Dr. Potato’s favorite way to eat potatoes right now?
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How To Get A Fluffy Texture In My Mashed Idaho Russet Potatoes

Jan 11, 2017
Q: For mashed potatoes I boiled potatoes with skins on when I usually peel & cut them before boiling. (I must have thought I was making potato salad instead of mashed potatoes.) When they were done I cooled them down so I could handle them. Then peeled them & tried to mash them with a hand masher difficult. Warmed milk & butter, added to potatoes & continued to mash. Potatoes were still stiff. They tasted fine, but I never got the fluffy consistency I usually get when I boil them without skins. Could I have done anything to get the fluffy consistency?
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Are Idaho Yukon Golds An Acceptable Substitute For Idaho Russets To Make Mashed Potatoes?

Dec 27, 2016
Q: For my mashed potato dish instead of using Idaho russets, can I substitute Yukon (yellow flesh) potatoes?
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Can You Use A Kitchen Aid Mixer To Make Mashed Potatoes?

Nov 23, 2016
Q: My mashed potatoes come out grainy and runny. They were fine until I started using a kitchen aide mixer suggestions?
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Can Idaho® potatoes be used to make doughnuts?

Jun 27, 2016
Q: Can Idaho® potatoes be used to make doughnuts?
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Are Mashed Potatoes Left Out Safe For Consumption?

Jun 15, 2016
Q: I had made some mashed potatoes and I accidently left them out for 3 hours, were they safe to serve after being left out?
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Can I Make My Mashed Potatoes Around 10am To Serve At 4pm?

Jan 18, 2016
Q: Can I make my mashed potatoes around 10am to serve at 4pm? Could I put them in a crock pot on warm for that long?
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Slow Cooker Mashed Potato Recipe Doubled From 8 Servings to 16 Servings

Jan 15, 2016
Q: Can the Slow Cooker Mashed Potato recipe be doubled from 8 servings to 16 servings and still cook ok in the slow cooker?
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Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Nov 25, 2015
Q:  I will be serving dinner around 4 Pm. Can I make my mashed potatoes around 10am to serve at 4pm? Could I put them in a crock pot on warm for that long?
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