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Do you make your own mashed potatoes or do you use fake ones?

Most of the time I make my own because there is nothing like "good old homemade mashed potatoes". But sometimes when we're short or time or just being "lazy" we'll use the fake ones.

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firenicecream

Asked by firenicecream at 8:48 PM on Jul. 17, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I have made my own many many times...but I like the fake ones better.
    Cochise

    Answer by Cochise at 8:49 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • Same here.....We love homemade mashed potatoes but sometimes you gotta cheat!
    colethky

    Answer by colethky at 8:49 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I prefer the real ones, but we usually use the instant. :-( Just as well, they keep longer than actual potatoes do.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 8:49 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I always make them homemade. We use the box of instant ones for like potato soup for a thickner.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 8:50 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I've never had the instant ones. I always make my own.
    Laila-May

    Answer by Laila-May at 8:51 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I have to make my own. I only had instant once, and they were so gross! lol. I love mashed potatoes too, so I don't mind make them.
    fallnangel93

    Answer by fallnangel93 at 8:54 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • It depends on what we are having and how much time I have to cook. Being a mom who works full time doesn't always leave me as much time to cook as I like.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:55 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I am the same way. I will only eat homemade but when I'm in a hurry, the hubby and kids dont mind so I'll make the fake just for them.
    kjbennett26

    Answer by kjbennett26 at 9:02 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I make them myself, I don't like the dehydrated flakes.
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 9:08 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I've always made my own.
    Cassandre

    Answer by Cassandre at 9:46 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

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