These are the BEST mashed potatoes EVER! And they are so user-friendly because you can make them the night before. I never take these anywhere without people begging me for the recipe. Once you make these, you will never want to make them any other way. Also great in twice-baked potatoes. And, if you need really easy, buy pre-cooked mashed potatoes, add from these ingredients, stir, and re-heat in microwave. Tastes almost as good as home-made! My favorite way to cook these are in the crockpot! EDIT: Please note that I have always cooked these in the crockpot and have never baked them; I have gotten new feedback that they taste FAR BETTER if cooked in the crockpot, so this is now my only recommendation for cooking source.
These potatoes are delicious. I think they are great when for Thanksgiving when there are so many other things that need to be done in the kitchen you really don't need the added burden of mashing potatoes. These may be made up to 1 week ahead! Note: Prep time includes cook time for boiling potatoes
From "The Big Book of Casseroles", a flavorful and colorful dish of sweet and white potatoes, in broth seasoned with caraway seeds. Food processor makes slicing easier. A great Fall-Winter side for any meal. Embarrassingly simple !
I make these every Fall. (Because that is when my garden is done with for the year.) I have tons of potatoes to use and without a root cellar they need to be used. I have no idea how much I really make. I just do up all the small and ugly ones.
If potatoes are on sale, buy a bag and make your own frozen french fries. Prep and cooking times are approximate. The true time will depend, of course, on how many fries you make and how thick you cut them.
This may be served hot as a casserole or reduce the melted butter amount down to 2 tablespoons and serve as a cold potato salad, either way it's delicious! --- If you are serving hot as a casserole I strongly recommend to have the potatoes cooled to room temperature before using in this recipe or use cold potatoes that have been cooked a day ahead, I have even made this using about 5 cups of thawed frozen hash browns, the complete casserole may be assembled and refrigerated for up to 2 days ahead before baking although it's so delicious cold it might not even make it to the oven, and also makes a large amount which makes this *perfect* dish for potlucks --- if you are baking as a casserole use only mayonnaise such as Hellman's using salad dressing will not be as good.
This is a dish that we make every Thanksgiving and is quite easy and tasty. There usually isn't too much left. And the orange yam color adds some interest to the table. A lot of this recipe is dependent on the amount of yams and 'eyeballing it' so the measurements aren't always exact. This can also be made ahead of time and reheated. Servings are estimated as we make this for about 22 adults and 8 children under 8 yrs of age. Please note that if recipe is to be made ahead of time and reheated, it should be on the moist side since it will need the additional liquid during reheating.
My DS was the first one to take a bite of this, he asked if I put mayonnaise in it, after I took a bite I admit it does have a mayonnaise to it, we liked it a great deal-and no I'm not a big fan of mayonnaise. This is a recipe CoffeeMom should try if she is curious what mayonnaise actually tastes like! It has the horseradish aroma but not taste.
I'm always looking for healthy (or healthier) alternatives to serve with meals. I saw this made on Food TV and had to try it. It does have great flavor, is so easy to prepare and is so much more healthy than real hash browns. I did lower the salt amount since we thought it was quite salty as given. I did have to peel the parsnips because they were covered in/sealed with wax. The directions indicate to let the veggies cook, undisturbed, so that they can caramelize. Stirring them, supposedly, will cause them to more steam and not caramelize (which will give them such great flavor).
This is a warm, comforting soup. Perfect as a side or the main event. I like to double this recipe if I am serving more than two. I also like extra cheese. If you desire a little extra spice, add some chili powder or cayenne. I obtained this from a traveler's internet cookbook.