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Old 11-07-2002, 05:27 AM
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How long can you keep cooked potatoes safely in the fridge?

I always wondered how long you can keep freshly cooked left-over potatoes in the fridge? I usually only keep them at the most 2 days then pitch them because I'm a little paronoid.

Is it safe to keep them any longer?
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:47 AM
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I think 2-3 days is fine. Or you can do what I do (and my family) with the left over mashed potatoes:

Make potato pancakes!

Just mix mashed potatoes with flour, 1 egg and make into a soft dough. Roll out, and use a small glass/round cookie cutter for the pancakes, fry in some canola oil/veg oil until golden! Serve with whatever you like!

(this is a family version of potato pancakes--- I know some Germans use onions, etc, and these look more like hashbrowned potatoe pancakes.)
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:47 AM
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I think 2-3 days is fine. Or you can do what I do (and my family) with the left over mashed potatoes:

Make potato pancakes!

Just mix mashed potatoes with flour, 1 egg and make into a soft dough. Roll out, and use a small glass/round cookie cutter for the pancakes, fry in some canola oil/veg oil until golden! Serve with whatever you like!

(this is a family version of potato pancakes--- I know some Germans use onions, etc, and these look more like hashbrowned potato pancakes.)
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:53 AM
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I think 2-3 days is fine. Or you can do what I do (and my family) with the left over mashed potatoes:

Make potato pancakes!

Just mix mashed potatoes with flour, 1 egg and make into a soft dough. Roll out, and use a small glass/round cookie cutter for the pancakes, fry in some canola oil/veg oil until golden! Serve with whatever you like!

I like these with ketchup and salt...yum!

(this is a family version of potato pancakes--- I know some Germans use onions, etc, and these look more like hashbrowned potato pancakes.)
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:53 AM
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I think 2-3 days is fine. Or you can do what I do (and my family) with the left over mashed potatoes:

Make potato pancakes!

Just mix mashed potatoes with flour, 1 egg and make into a soft dough. Roll out, and use a small glass/round cookie cutter for the pancakes, fry in some canola oil/veg oil until golden! Serve with whatever you like!

I like these with ketchup and salt...yum!

(this is a family version of potato pancakes--- I know some Germans use onions, etc, and these look more like hashbrowned potato pancakes.)
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:58 AM
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I think 2-3 days is fine. Or you can do what I do (and my family) with the left over potatoes or mashed potatoes:

Make potato pancakes!

Just mix mashed potatoes with flour, 1 egg and make into a soft dough. Roll out, and use a small glass/round cookie cutter for the pancakes, fry in some canola oil/veg oil until golden! Serve with whatever you like!

I like these with ketchup and salt...yum!

(this is a family version of potato pancakes--- I know some Germans use onions, etc, and these look more like hashbrowned potato pancakes.)
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Old 11-07-2002, 08:59 AM
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Shoot! Sorry for the multiple posts! Ugh!
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Old 11-07-2002, 09:49 AM
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Wait... Siemsi, does your family make potato pancakes with leftover potatoes? I'm not sure if I got that right or not.

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Old 11-07-2002, 10:30 AM
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A week would probably be OK as well. Cold potatoes don't spoil easily.
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Old 11-07-2002, 10:41 AM
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Or you could see if Siemsi has any ideas about what to do with the leftovers.
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