Mashed, Smashed, or Whipped Potatoes

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Wayne, from northern Kentucky, explains to Aaron the difference between mashed, smashed, and whipped potatoes.

Aaron: What’s the difference between mashed potatoes, smashed potatoes, and whipped potatoes?
Wayne: Well, whipped potatoes are when you take a blender and you blend them with a blender and beat them.
Aaron: Yeah?
Wayne: And they get kind of frothy
Aaron: Yeah.
Wayne: And they get real light…
Aaron: Uh-huh.
Wayne: Kind of light.
Aaron: OK
Wayne: Alright? And smashed – or mashed – potatoes…
Aaron: Yeah?
Wayne: Are when you just take a fork…
Aaron: Uh-huh.
Wayne: You add your whipping cream or your butter…
Aaron: Yeah?
Wayne: Or your milk…
Aaron: OK.
Wayne: Grandma Campbell used to put milk…a little bit of milk with it.
Aaron: OK.
Wayne: And you just take a fork and you kind of beat it a little bit with a fork.
Aaron: Yeah.
Wayne: Smashed potatoes are what some of the restaurants – if it’s like a barbecue joint…
Aaron: Um-hm.
Wayne: They will just take a fork after they cook the potatoes…
Aaron: Yeah?
Wayne: And put their whipped cream in it or whatever and just take a fork and smash it a few times…
Aaron: Oh.
Wayne: And maybe whip it just a couple of times…
Aaron: Yeah?
Wayne: And throw it on your plate and it’s got chunks of potatoes in it. It’s smashed.
Aaron: Yeah.
Wayne: And you can have it with gravy or just whatever.
Aaron: Wow! That sounds delicious.

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  1. P Mario says:

    I think, everybody like potatoes, mashed, smashed, whipped, fried, etc.etc.
    Potaroe is one of the very important food for our healthy.

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  3. abdulrahman says:

    That,s very good information . and i wish you good luck

  4. i love food and drinks that are very tasty. i do eat a lot and drink a lot of alcohol these days *–

  5. Round Kitchen ` says:

    food and drink is my thing. i always look for new recipes and juices:~`

  6. i love Food and Drinks, i eat a lot of both nutritious and junk foods.’~,

  7. Ryan Green says:

    i love to eat and drink exotic foods and delicacies from all over the world.`*’

  8. Cemil says:

    I know all of story. There is a novel. Novel name is Nina. Writer name is Cemil YILDIRIM. It is writing about Irish potato famine in this novel.


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