Leftover Mashed Potato Puffs

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Everytime we have a big family dinner and mashed potatoes are made, our family ends up with leftovers that gets devoured next day, except the mashed potatoes, as we always make way too many - they are pushed to the back of the refrigerator. Reeni, the voice behind Cinnamon-Spice and Everything Nice conjured up a magical recipe that will transform these refrigerator eye sores to leftover mashed potato puffs so delicious that you will look forward to leftovers next meal.

Cinnamon-Spice and Everything Nice is blog all about modern comfort food. Understanding the quirks and grievances of a modern kitchen, Reeni aims to help the modern cook create the best modern food. She also reinvigorates old recipes into new delights. This leftover mashed potato puffs recipe is a prime example - it takes an old phenomenon that is universal to all families and makes a modern treat out of it.

The key reason some people don't like leftovers is because they have a distinct leftover taste and texture, and this is especially true for potatoes. This recipe will erase that leftover taste. (Of course there is nothing stopping you from using fresh mashed potatoes for this recipe as well!)

The recipe requires some butter, sour cream, seasoning, and your leftover mashed potatoes. Simply mix the ingredients and pour into cupcake pan, then bake until golden brown. It's that simple.

Not all leftovers are safe to eat like mashed potatoes. In fact without care some leftovers will cause health problems. Cooked food should be stored in a refrigerator within 1-2 hours to avoid bacteria from growing in your food. The idea is to cool the food as fast as possible to avoid bacteria growth. You could divide larger foods into smaller pieces so the cold can reach a larger surface area, thus cooling the foods quicker. And when you are ready to eat the frozen leftovers, make sure to thaw them the right way. The safest and the longest way is to thaw the leftovers in the refrigerator. You could thaw food in cold water or by microwave. To learn how to transform your boring leftover mashed potatoes into delicious treats, head over to Cinnamon-Spice and Everything Nice website.

Nutrition Facts for: Leftover Mashed Potato Puffs From Cinnamon-Spice & Everything Nice
Ingredients: Eggs, sour cream, sharp cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, chives, salt, ,pepper, mashed potatoes.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 192, Calories from Fat 94, Total Fat 10.4g 16%, Saturated Fat 6.0g 30%, Cholesterol 67mg 22%, Sodium 381mg 16%, Potassium 312mg 9%, Carbohydrates 15.6g 5%, Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%, Sugars 0.2g, Protein 9.6g, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 20%, Iron 4%

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