Sep 222012

I’ve added a new kitchen gadget to my blog post, “My kitchen gadgets, utensils and bakeware recommendations” at

Image of OXO Good Grips Potato Ricer

OXO Good Grips Potato Ricer

I had never even heard of a potato ricer until I saw it on Breaking Bad…lol! Walter’s wife, Skyler, was being complimented on her smooth and creamy mashed potatoes by her sister, Marie. Skyler said she used a potato ricer.

Then, one day I was looking at a recipe for hash browns. One woman said she just shredded the potatoes and then pressed the moisture out with paper towels. Her husband said they were too mushy that way, and that he preferred to use the potato ricer because it squeezed out the excess water. Well, I found the website, and here’s how the conversation went: Continue reading »