mashed potato

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mashed potato potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1962, the Mashed Potato, the Loco-Motion, the Frug, the Monkey, and the Funky Chicken were popular dances.
    • n mashed potato the name of a dance, briefly popular in the 1960's.
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Usage

In literature:

If ever I get a fever, keep me going on beefsteak and mashed potatoes.
"Roger Ingleton, Minor" by Talbot Baines Reed
Their fare consisted of soup and of a stew composed of potatoes mashed up in lard.
"The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
Cover with a thick crust of mashed potato, and bake till this is brown in a not too hot oven, but neither let it be too slow.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
Mash finely some potatoes, pass through a sieve, stir in the yolks of two eggs, one ounce of butter, pepper and salt.
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
HOW TO MASH POTATOES.
"A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes" by Charles Elmé Francatelli
Now, as everybody knows, mashed potatoes are beastly.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
The mashed potatoes maybe squeezed through a vegetable ricer, when they are called Potatoes a la Neige.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Serve on a border of mashed potatoes, pour the gravy round and over them, and fill the centre with peas or spinach.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
Serve with creamy mashed potatoes.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
Have ready a mound of hot mashed potatoes and lay the chops around it.
"Health on the Farm" by H. F. Harris
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In news:

Use leftover mashed potatoes and vegetables to create a shepherd's pie.
Layer with leftover homemade dressing topped with leftover mashed potatoes.
Those same mashed potatoes can also make a wonderful Vichyssoise (French potato soup).
The meal — at Moe's on Ten (south side of 10 Mile Road, west of Haggerty Road) — includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, chicken noodle soup and pumpkin pie.
Don't forget to serve it up with some creamy mashed potatoes.
Measure 1/2 cup mashed potato and set aside (save the rest for another use).
Luxurious mashed potatoes are flavored with fresh black truffle.
Washington Post food editor Bonnie Benwick brings some tips of the trade to The Fold set and shows us how to bring our best mashed potatoes to the Thanksgiving table.
We're advised each Thanksgiving not to whip mashed potatoes with a mixer because they'll get gummy.
Another great recipe for Thanksgiving dinner -- mashed potatoes with a flare.
Skin potatoes and mash with a potato masher.
Continue mashing potato mixture until desired consistency.
Return the potatoes to the pot and mash with a potato masher.
Luxurious mashed potatoes are flavored with fresh black truffle.
Turkey and Mashed Potato "Pie".
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