Making my own potato flakes, anyone know how?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Chicken Fruit, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    We have a ton of potatoes this year from the garden (first time we ever tried potatoes, and didnt water, weed or touch them... and we have TONS.. what a crop for idiots.) I am slicing and drying some for uses in home made augratin mixes... but I really want to try to figure out a way to make some potato flakes.

    Couldnt I just boil and drain them and mash them dry and spread that out in the oven/dehydrator and let it dry and then flake it?

    I tried googling a way to do it but I couldnt find anything.

    Any other perserving ideas on them would be nice too.
  2. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    no one has any ideas?
  3. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    syracuse area, ny
    i went on yahoo and typed in... how to make potato flakes ...and it came up with some ways. one was using a food dehydrator
  4. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    Chicken fruit

    I have canned potatoes and froze them

    My family loves hashbrowns for breakfast so this is what I do

    Wash, peel (optional)
    I have a french fry cutter that I use then I turn the tators around to finish dicing them up.
    Blanch them for 5 minutes (I think, need to double check the time)
    Spread them out on a tee towel that is on a big rubbermaid lid
    Blot all the water out
    bag and freeze.

    I have even thrown in chopped garden peppers and onions

    It is a little work but hey, you got hashbrowns ready to go and they are good to take camping too.

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