So for Easter, I made a nasty good bucket of some of the best mashed potatoes that I have made in quite some time and there were plenty of leftovers. Rather than just eat “plain” mashed potatoes, I thought I would try frying them up. This batch of spuds was already great, but frying them should turn it up to “eleven!”
I suppose I could have just plopped a pile of the potatoes right into the skillet, but I wanted to do this with them:
I’m using two cutting boards as rails so I can roll out the potatoes to an even thickness.
Using the biscuit cutter for the pucks
The ultimate edible playdoh !
I don’t like to fry in the house, so outside on the side burner of the grill while I cook some burgers.
Tops and bottoms got a nice buttery crust on them
Off the grill with some “tasty burgers.”
Now, here’s where I lied (just a little).
I didn’t use my stash of bacon grease. Quite literally I have not added to the stash or used the stash in about a year. It sits in a jar in the very back of the fridge, completely hidden. I opened the jar and it did not smell rancid, but I wasn’t really sure what the time limit was of grease going bad, so I didn’t use it. Instead I used some Ghee that I had. Potatoes fried in butter, that’s almost as good as frying in bacon grease.