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How do you make mashed potatoes?

From the box or from real potatoes?

 
banana-bear

Asked by banana-bear at 10:39 PM on Jun. 26, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (15)
  • I always make real ones.
    AntoinetteF

    Answer by AntoinetteF at 10:42 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Real potatoes, pared and thinly sliced. Boil until tender and drain. Put back in the hot pan. Add butter, milk, salt and pepper. I sometimes mash them by hand and sometimes whip them with the mixer. Either way, yummo!
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 11:07 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Real unless I'm in a big 'ol hurry. They taste better and don't really take much time to make.
    Borealis

    Answer by Borealis at 10:40 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Always real.
    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 10:45 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Real.
    Christine0813

    Answer by Christine0813 at 10:46 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • real ones... it tastes better!
    Ashoonik

    Answer by Ashoonik at 10:49 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Rea and freshl, but for a quick or camping option, I keep a few canned potatos on hand as well.
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 10:51 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Real potatoes with milk and a little butter mixed in...
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 10:52 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Peel cut in cubes,wash, panwith water,cook ,salt---cook til done-drain water-add cream and butter---mix with hand mixer til
    fluffy
    Sarah961

    Answer by Sarah961 at 12:55 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • I use both real and boxed, it just depends on what we are having and the time I have for dinner. Sundays are a real mashed potato day in my house- butter, sour cream, salt, pepper, seasoned salt.
    But during the week, sometimes I need to get dinner done in 30 min so, boxed potatoes it is.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 7:41 AM on Jun. 27, 2011