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Need Potato Recipes

I went crazy and bought 10 lbs. of russet potatoes.
They were only $1.25 per 5 lb. bag so I couldn't resist.
Now I don't think we are going to be able to eat them fast enough.
I usually just make fried potatoes and eggs for breakfast, mashed potatoes, baked potatoes and potato soup. Any other ideas?
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oh how I love potatoes... esp scalloped potatoes!!
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Scrub them really well, and cut them into smallish chunks. Dry them off really well.

Line a cookie sheet with foil and put the potatoes on top. Sprinkle with olive oil and mix with hands until the potatoes are coated. Add seasonings--you can do anything, most recently I just did salt and pepper and a packet of dry Italian seasoning mix. Mix with hands until evenly coated.

Cook in a preheated 450degree oven for about 20-25 minutes, turning once.

My boys gobble these up!

I make a lot of potatoes, so I could probably dig through some recipes.
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Scrub them really well, and cut them into smallish chunks. Dry them off really well.

Line a cookie sheet with foil and put the potatoes on top. Sprinkle with olive oil and mix with hands until the potatoes are coated. Add seasonings--you can do anything, most recently I just did salt and pepper and a packet of dry Italian seasoning mix. Mix with hands until evenly coated.

Cook in a preheated 450degree oven for about 20-25 minutes, turning once.

My boys gobble these up!

I make a lot of potatoes, so I could probably dig through some recipes.
ah yes...my grandma gave me this recipe but using that Lipton Onion soup mix. thanks for the idea.
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Scrub them really well, and cut them into smallish chunks. Dry them off really well.

Line a cookie sheet with foil and put the potatoes on top. Sprinkle with olive oil and mix with hands until the potatoes are coated. Add seasonings--you can do anything, most recently I just did salt and pepper and a packet of dry Italian seasoning mix. Mix with hands until evenly coated.

Cook in a preheated 450degree oven for about 20-25 minutes, turning once.

My boys gobble these up!

I make a lot of potatoes, so I could probably dig through some recipes.
eww i bet david would love this one! thanks!!! any more recipes would be neat!
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Let's see, here are some more:


Creamed Peas and Potatoes
-1 large package petite peas (I usually use fresh peas from the garden, much better.)
-10 to 15 large red potatoes, or russets, diced
-2 c. milk
-1/3 c. butter
1/3 c. flour, or more if necessary
salt and pepper to taste


Make cream sauce by melting butter. Add 1/3 c+ flour; stir to blend. Add milk a little at a time, while stirring. Stir constantly until thick; set aside.

Cook potatoes in water until almost done (right before fork tender). Add peas and cook until peas are done. Drain and add to cream sauce. Season with salt and pepper.


*These were my fave growing up. They were so good with potatoes and peas from the garden, but are still good with storebought and frozen. Often I serve this as a main course, but can also be a sidedish.


Funeral Potatoes

-6-8 large potatoes
-2 cans cream of chicken soup
-1 pt. sour cream
-1/2 c. butter
-2 c. grated cheddar cheese
-1/3 c. chopped onion

Boil potatoes and cool; then peel and grate. Mix soup, butter, sour cream, onions and cheese. Heat and melt together. Mix well with grated potatoes. Pour into a 9x13 inch dish.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.


I have a bunch more, but these are both really good...


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oh how I love potatoes... esp scalloped potatoes!!
too difficult unless you have a easy recipe. i usually just use the box for these.
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too difficult unless you have a easy recipe. i usually just use the box for these.
I use the recipe from my America's Test Kitchen cookbook. With my food processor it was a cinch. *hugs it*
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I use the recipe from my America's Test Kitchen cookbook. With my food processor it was a cinch. *hugs it*
ah no food processor...yeah that's my excuse.
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Carrie-don't stress eating them quickly. I grew up in Idaho where schools got out in September for 2 weeks to harvest potato's. My family would ask local farmers if we could glean the fields after the harvesters would dig the potato's, we would pick up what was left and keep them in burlap bags in our basement where it was dark and cool. For close to a year they would keep that way.

So don't panick and even go get more!
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