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Jan 28, 2009 05:53 AM

Ten Pound Bag of Frozen Potatoes?

What can I do with a ten pound bag of frozen potato chunks that I inherited from a relocating neighbor?

The potatoes are cubed and soft, but not mushy when thawed. (I’ve already thawed one bag and stored the unused portion in the fridge.) I think they were cooked prior to freezing, but am not sure.

I’ve made fried potatoes and they didn’t turn out too bad. The potatoes held their shape but didn’t really crisp up like fresh ones would.

Last night I mashed some and made potato cakes which were pretty good.

Anyone have any other ideas?

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  1. potato casserole (aka mormon funeral potatoes)

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    1. re: KaimukiMan

      I found a few recipes for the MFP on another thread, I just hope these potatoes aren't too soft already. At any rate, I'll improvise and do the best I can. It sounds really good!

    2. Sounds like a good candidate for potato soup. Topped with baconbaconbacon.

      1. Would the texture be ok for potato salad? I like the idea of a lovely, bacony potato soup MMMMmmm :)

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        1. re: Morganna

          They don't taste very good cold and the texture is kind of mealy. But I love the idea of potato soup and/or casserole.

        2. Can you use them in a potato gratin? I love gratin and have made many variations using different kinds of cheese (American, cheddar, blue, gryuere, etc), bases (cream, chicken or beef stock, milk), seasonings (garlic, butter, nutmeg, chives).

          1. You could do mashed potatoes in various forms of course (I personally recommend garlic and parmesan, you could make aloo gobi (Indian dish of Cauliflower and potatoes), mashed potato pizza (never tried it, but I have heard it's delicious!), chicken pot pie, breakfast casseroles, leek and potato pie, rumbledthumps (google it, it's a scottish recipe), bubble and squeak, potato pierogies...