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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 1 month ago

Do you prefer red potatoes or russet for making maspotatoes?

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  • 1 month ago
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    I will sometimes use a combination of both. 

    The Red potatoes have a creaminess to them that the "bakers" or Russets don't have. 

    If I am making a big batch for a bunch of guests and I am buying potatoes for that I will buy the Yellow potatoes, Yukon Gold or other yellow potato.  They seem to be a blend of the fluffy, starchy baker and the creaminess of the red. 

  • 1 month ago

    Russets for sure for mashed, Reds for smashed.   

  • 1 month ago

    Definitely red!!!

  • WOOWHO
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    neither i prefer and use YUKON GOLD POTATOES  for " mashed potatoes / creamed "  per persons who investigate  such things    nutritionist and food science 

    RUSSET are  more suited for FRYING and BAKING

     RED skin are suited for HASH BROWNS LATKES and POTATO  SALAD 

    YUKON GOLD are suited for HASSLEBACK   ROASTING and MASHED

     thank you for the question

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  • 1 month ago

    Russets as reds can get a bit gluey in texture if overmixed 

  • 1 month ago

    Neither. I prefer Yukon gold when making mashed (NOT MAS) potatoes. They turn out fluffier and more richly flavored than any red potatoes, which can be gluey and sticky. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Sorry but what is “maspotatoes”?

  • CB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Russet or russet mixed with red. Red potatoes can be too sticky by themselves.

  • denise
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I prefer russet for mash.

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Russets are easier to work with, but i prefer Red Bliss. 

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