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Hasn't anyone ever taken/eaten can potatoes when they've gone camping or ice fishing?

 
QandA

Asked by QandA at 7:14 PM on Apr. 15, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • Yes, When you cross the border, you can't take fresh potatoes. Depending on what time we cross, the stores can be closed. So we do keep canned potatoes up at the cabin. We strain and dry on paper towel, add to powdered fish batter then fry about 5 minutes per side in oil and top with parmesan cheese when done . It's very good. I have not tried any baked dishes with it yet, but this year will probably experiment a little. :-)
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 10:12 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • never had canned poatoes
    janet116

    Answer by janet116 at 7:16 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Nope. Don't like canned potatoes.
    proudmom2510

    Answer by proudmom2510 at 7:17 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I've never been ice fishing but when camping I've taken fresh potatoes to grill, and sweet potatoes as well.
    lore_tex

    Answer by lore_tex at 7:18 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • We just take a bag of potatoes when we are camping. We make baked, fried and mashed. They are delicious!
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 7:17 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Not camping or fishing but at home, yes. They're perfect for homemade home-fries.
    Octobersmom

    Answer by Octobersmom at 7:28 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Actually i did not know canned potatoes existed until a few years ago when I was a t friends house .... I have yet to try them but I do keep them on hand now just in case I need them....and for camping I use fresh potatoes wrapped in foil and toss in the fire pit on a long metal skewer
    alotleft2do

    Answer by alotleft2do at 11:15 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I buy them for my husband. He loves canned potatoes. I don't get it because it is just as easy to make regular potatoes as it is canned. I buy both for camping too. I love to wash and wrap up potatoes and toss them by the fire pit and have baked potatoes.
    Peajewel

    Answer by Peajewel at 10:09 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Yep! We make "hobo dinners" with canned potatoes, canned carrots, hamburger wrapped in aluminum and cooked on the fire.
    SherriPie

    Answer by SherriPie at 8:48 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • hello, no I have not, I didnot know you can get potatoes in a can.I am not a camper so I guess I would not know. have a great day.
    classycme

    Answer by classycme at 7:30 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

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