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If your mashed potatoes are too soupy, put them over medium/low heat with the top off and let them cook for about 10 minutes. Stir potatoes often so the bottom doesn't burn.
By Beck from MI
I made them with instant but didn't know I had to much water in the pot when I started to make them. So taking the idea about the 10 mins thing and running with it.... so here goes...
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Husband whipped up 5 lbs. of taters while I added 1 stick or 1/2 cup of butter resulting in yummy runny mashed potatoes.
Our question is how to stiffen them back up?
By Jill from MO
I would try adding some instant potato flakes and see if that helps. You only want to add a few at a time.
I agree, adding more instant potato mix would be perfect.
Instant potatoe flakes will work.
If you don't have instant potatoes on hand, tapioca makes a good thickener.
Thank you for the idea of the instant potatoes flakes it worked