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can i make mashed potatoes ahead of time so i am not mashing potatoes when my guest are there. dinner is at 3, soup and antipasto first

asked by emilyg almost 8 years ago

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Amanda Hesser
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added almost 8 years ago

Yes, definitely. Make them ahead, and 10 minutes before serving, reheat them over medium-low heat, stirring often, and adding more liquid if needed.

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added almost 8 years ago

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Valser
added almost 8 years ago

Last year my mom made the mashed potatoes and then stuck them in a crockpot on low- they were still really good 2 hours later when it was time to eat.

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Maggie'sChef
added almost 8 years ago

I use Yukon Potatoes - they don't become cement when cold. I mash and add milk, butter and sour cream. They reheat in the microwave the following day as if I just made them

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