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This recipe for Spontaneous Mashed Potatoes, by Tiffany Cockrell, is from Cooking Cousins,
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8 med size potatoes 1 onion (diced) 1/2 pkg bacon (chopped into pieces and cooked) 1 Tbs. garlic salt 2 Tbs. parsley 2 Tbs. salt 2 Tbs. black/ ground pepper 2 cups milk 2 Tbs. butter 1/3 c. ranch (hidden valley or homeade)
Skin and dice potatoes, then boil until soft enough to mash. its better to cook the bacon with the onion in skillet, better flavor. When potatoes are done, drain and mash. Add butter, milk and ranch. throw in your onion, bacon salt's & pepper. Top it off with your parsley and serve.
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