One potato, two potato, three potato…four!

I love a good deal.  It doesn’t matter if its on clothes, shoes, furniture, books, or groceries, if its on sale and I think I have a use for it (either now or in the next 5 years), I want it to come home with me.  This sometimes works to my benefit, but then there are the times that I end up with close to 10 lbs of russet potatoes for no good reason except they were ridiculously cheap and I got carried away filling up a flimsy plastic bag while talking on the phone.

So – that leads me to my current dilemma.  I know potatoes last for a long time – which is great because I would get very tired of eating them regularly – but I typically don’t eat very many potatoes or potato-based things so I’d love some ideas on what you’d use them for besides the expected.  Sure, anyone can bake, mash, fry, or roast a potato, but I want to know what you would do.  Would you make gnocchi? Potatoes dauphinois?  Latkes? Scalloped potatoes?

I can’t handle the suspense!

Now, if you’ll excuse me I am going to go make breakfast.  Let’s just say that it may involve potatoes.

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One response to “One potato, two potato, three potato…four!

  1. Oh, potatoes! Your basic mash doesn’t do anything for me, but a double stuffed baked potato, or decadent skins, or deep-fried wedges — that’s something else entirely! Not to mention a dozen different ways of making potato salads. I can’t eat potato anymore, but if I could and had a bagful, I’d make a rich cream of potato soup — yum!

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