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Old 12-31-2012, 07:24 AM   #107
Vickie Y
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Originally Posted by JadeOnline View Post
Even before I type this, I feel that the answer is going to sound stupid.

I think they are basically the same, but whipped potatoes are made with an beater, while mashed potatoes would be made with a masher.
That's what I'm thinking too! I'm from the whipped potato generation; my grandmother used her potato masher; sometimes my mom would use the masher to "push" the potatoes through the holes in a ricer before making them into mashed! I don't know why she called it a ricer...it was a pan with holes in it (also used it on top of another pan to steam veggies, etc).

This is a headache day; need to take some meds 'cause it's not going away on its own.

Have a great day (I know, I keep saying it 'cause I mean it!)
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