This recipe shows how to make whipped mash potato creating a smooth mash that melts in your mouth. This method is the easiest way to mash potatoes and is a great option if you suffer from arthritis in your hands.
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Try this recipe for Potato Cakes using leftover mash potato.
Get creative with the optional ingredients using either one or several together. They can be whipped in either with the milk and butter or at the end.
1 Clove Minced Garlic
1 Tbsp. Chopped Chives
½ Cup Grated Matured Cheddar Cheese
½ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Gluten and Dairy Free Options
This recipe is gluten free. To make it dairy free; use a dairy free spread in place of the butter and replace the milk with lactose free milk.
Consider growing your own potatoes. They need well cultivated soil and regular watering. Feed with liquid fertilizer every two weeks for the best results. Potatoes can be left in the ground over the winter in cooler areas then dug up when you need them. See this guide to Growing Potatoes for more information.
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