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Dave


Dave
 
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Living In: Orlando, Florida, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Southern, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Boating, Biking, Genealogy
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Oatmeal, raisins, and chocolote chip
About this Cook
disabled, driving wife crazy helping in the kitchen
My favorite things to cook
Pasta,
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
My mash potatoes are basicly the same. due to potatoes being differant, When I cook them, I add my butter first, (1/2 stick) for 5 to 8 potatoes. Once I whip them, I add my salt and pepper to taste. I will use milk, half and half, or cream to make them creamy and soft. My grandmother, and mother would add an egg before the milk/cream. I make enough to have leftovers so I can have Shepards pie another day.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 24, 2012
French Fried Potatoes
I have not tried this, but in the 60's I was a fry cooker at McDonalds. We would cut, wash, (3 times) and then blanch them. (325 degrees) After they were blanched, we would let them cool, then refry them at 375 degrees til golden brown. The secret was in washing them, and drying them. The bottom of our sinks were covered with starch, and thats what we tried to get rid of. After three washes, there was little or no starch left.

11 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 29, 2012
 
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