Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Instant Mashed Potato Pancakes :: good!

Have a box of instant potatoes and not sure what to do with them?

This morning I had a hankering for potato pancakes so I did a search for any recipes that might be brave enough to incorporate instant mashed potatoes.  I found an Instant Mashed Potato Pancakes recipe at Food Wishes.  Food Wishes is a foodie blog including recipes with video instructions by Chef John.

I made these Instant Mashed Potato Pancakes for breakfast and followed John's recipe, except I had to add a little more instant potatoes to mine to get the correct consistency.  Next time I'll add less water.  Another slight adjustment I made to the recipe is omitting the vegetable oil because I cooked these on my Grandmother's non-stick electric skillet.

Mashed Potato Pancake and My Dad's Handmade Pottery They are pretty darn good all by themselves but perfect with a dollop of sour cream as suggested.  I put my pancake in a bowl my dad made back in 1967.  He used to throw a lot of clay around back then and our whole family has cherished pieces of his handmade pottery.

Mashed Potato Pancakes Mosaic