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Duh. kthx. Due January 13 (girl); Cleves, Ohio 66643 posts
30th Jan '13

Just started making dinner and realized SO used the last bit of milk this morning. He also took my car to work, which has my debit card in it. So I can't go get milk.



What can I substitute milk for in mashed potatoes? On Yahoo a few people are saying to double up on butter (so just water and double butter) or sour cream, or cream cheese. I have all of that. What would you use? Which tastes better? TIA :D

⚓Misty⚓ 4 kids; Keenesburg, Colorado 7275 posts
30th Jan '13

I would use sour cream and butter

jo-jo 2 kids; ..., SA, Australia 2293 posts
30th Jan '13

I use butter and sour cream.

kthx. Due January 13 (girl); Cleves, Ohio 66643 posts
30th Jan '13
Quoting M walls:" I would use sour cream and butter"


Like how many scoops of sour cream?

Eli's Mama Bear 17 kids; Mandurah, Australia 254 posts
30th Jan '13

Mmm, so good with sour cream & butter!

♥ The Prodigy Due March 3 (boy); 33 kids; Perth, Australia 5617 posts
30th Jan '13
Quoting kthx.:" Just started making dinner and realized SO used the last bit of milk this morning. He also took my car ... [snip!] ... water and double butter) or sour cream, or cream cheese. I have all of that. What would you use? Which tastes better? TIA :D"

do you have single cream? if not id use the sour cream

jo-jo 2 kids; ..., SA, Australia 2293 posts
30th Jan '13
Quoting kthx.:" Like how many scoops of sour cream?"


I normally use a heaped spoon full of butter then mash it all in, then slowly add the sour cream untill its smooth and creamy.

⚓Misty⚓ 4 kids; Keenesburg, Colorado 7275 posts
30th Jan '13

How many servings are you making? I would use 3 spoonfuls probably for two people. Mmmmm now i want a bacon wrapped baked potato

Mak&Row 18 kids; Portland, Oregon 763 posts
30th Jan '13

I am going to be contrary....use cream cheese :)

kthx. Due January 13 (girl); Cleves, Ohio 66643 posts
30th Jan '13

Thanks guys!



I'm making a cheesy ground beef mashed potato layer casserole thing :lol: Brown gravy, 1 cup of water, Worcestershire sauce and half a packet of lipton onion soup mix in the meat. And then garlic cheddar potatoes, with shredded cheese on top. NOM

Cordelia's Mom 33 kids; Bakersfield, California 3685 posts
30th Jan '13

Water. Seriously. It makes them so fluffy. Then you can add butter and salt or whatever.

kthx. Due January 13 (girl); Cleves, Ohio 66643 posts
30th Jan '13
Quoting Syndal:" Water. Seriously. It makes them so fluffy. Then you can add butter and salt or whatever."


I did the normal water, then butter, then a few spoonfuls of sour cream. Wasn't as creamy as I like, so I added another spoonful of butter. They turned out good! I have the whole thing under the broiler now, just waiting for the cheese to melt :D

Cordelia's Mom 33 kids; Bakersfield, California 3685 posts
30th Jan '13
Quoting kthx.:" I did the normal water, then butter, then a few spoonfuls of sour cream. Wasn't as creamy as I like, ... [snip!] ... spoonful of butter. They turned out good! I have the whole thing under the broiler now, just waiting for the cheese to melt :D"


I don't know how much water you add but I was surprised when I tried it.

κατι 1 child; Memphis, Tennessee 3143 posts
30th Jan '13

Lots of butter,some water. :D

κατι 1 child; Memphis, Tennessee 3143 posts
30th Jan '13
Quoting kthx.:" I did the normal water, then butter, then a few spoonfuls of sour cream. Wasn't as creamy as I like, ... [snip!] ... spoonful of butter. They turned out good! I have the whole thing under the broiler now, just waiting for the cheese to melt :D"

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