Ingredients

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  • MEDITERRANEAN MASHED POTATOES
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  • 1 batch Basic Mashed Potatoes
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 canned artichoke hearts, roughly chopped
  • In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients and serve immediately.
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  • GERMAN MASHED POTATOES WITH SAFFRON
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  • 1/8 teaspoon crumbled saffron threads
  • 1 batch Basic Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
  • When preparing the mashed potatoes, add the crumbled saffron to the butter and cream while they heat on the stove. Continue with the mashed potato recipe as directed.
  • Once the potatoes are mashed, in a large bowl, mix together all ingredients and serve immediately.
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  • HORSERADISH AND DILL CREAM CHEESE MASHED POTATOES
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  • 1/2 tablespoon dried dill
  • 1 batch Basic Mashed Potatoes
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons bottled horseradish
  • When preparing the mashed potatoes, add the dill to the butter and cream while they heat on the stove. Continue with the mashed potato recipe as directed.
  • Once the potatoes are mashed, in a large bowl, mix together all ingredients and serve immediately.
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  • PUMPKIN PIE MASHED POTATOES
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  • 1/4 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 batch Basic Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin
  • When preparing the mashed potatoes, add the pumpkin pie spice to the butter and cream while they heat on the stove.
  • Continue with the mashed potato recipe as directed.
  • Mash the potatoes; set aside.
  • In a medium microwave-safe bowl combine the cranberries and water. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the potatoes, cranberries (along with any water in the bowl) and canned pumpkin. If needed, adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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    " It was excellent "
    pippy ate it and said...
    Mmmmmmm, love the "power-ups" and thanks for sharing these mashed potato extras. High 5.
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Oh my Goodness, Joymarie! I so love all the variations of the mashed potatoes you provided! What great ideas! Saving this wonderful recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    YUMMY taters..love 'em Jm! 55555! :)
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  • binky67 5 years ago
    I'm with Trig, I like the German Mash and the Horseradish & Dill is right up my alley too, thanks for this!!
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    I think I will make the German Mashed Potatoes with saffron. I knew it yesterday I saw some saffron and today you post a recipe requiring it. I love when that happens.

    Five for each separate recipe. 5x4=20

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    " It was excellent "
    gourmetana ate it and said...
    I am with Jim! The way you presented this is fabulous! I am saving this recipe! I am curious about the pumpkin pie version, sounds delicious. Big 5 my friend!
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    " It was excellent "
    jimrug1 ate it and said...
    YUMMMM!! JM!! I love how you presented this recipe. So well laid out and easy to follow. The Mediterranean version is killer. Thanks for the effort.... ;-)~ Jim
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    Wow - this is a great offering, Joymarie. I want to try each version - and I will. Great concept and I'm giving you a high 5 for your recipe, but you deserve 5 forks for each Power Up as well. This recipe rocks! Thanks, hon. :D Vickie
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    love all the power ups superb tates or fancy as some would say high5 mystic
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  • rottman 5 years ago
    Ahhh.... It's too early in the morning to be thinking about dinner ;-) Sounds (and looks) great. Thanks.
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  • cabincrazyone 5 years ago
    When the holidays were at our house, we used to prepare Yukon Golds and rice them. Great spuds.
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