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  1. Beverly

    My favorite potato dish is our family Potato Salad. It’s very different from what people are used to for Potato Salad. We use potatoes, mustard as the base, mayo, and boiled eggs. I would love to try the shredded hash browns. My husband liked a hash brown casserole we had somewhere a few months ago and I would love to give it a try with those at home.

    • Mary Ann

      Our Potato Salad also uses mustard and boiled egg, but we use Miracle Whip brand salad dressing rather than the mayo. We prefer the tang of it rather than the more bland taste we think mayo brings. We also include diced onion, as well.

  2. Michelle Bingham

    I love your posts! The Simply potato recipes look amazing. If I win they’d have to surprise me because they all look amazing! What could be better than potatoes and cheese??

  3. Brittany

    I love all potato recipes, haha! Especially when I’m pregnant, so these products will be good to remember the next time. I would love to try the hash browns in our breakfast pizza that we love. Normally I have to the the hash browns, so these would save time!

  4. Cheryl

    I would love to try the Cheesy Hash Brown Cups, this looks great. I will use the Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns in this recipe and I would like to try the same ingredients in a skillet to see how that comes out.

  5. Rochelle Street

    Wow. They ALL look amazing! But…I think the Garlic & Herb Shredded Hash Browns would be fun to try. We LOVE a great homemade Saturday morning breakfast. And hash browns are usually included. What better way to “ upscale” a familiar favorite… perhaps served like “Eggs Benedict”’style atop the muffin??!! Yum! My mouth is already watering!!!

  6. Sarah

    I’d like to try your recipe here! I went to the site and thought the shredded hash browns would be the best time saver also, so that’s what I’d pick!

  7. Natalie

    ohhhh, I really like simle recipes like this. For a long time, I would love to make something different with potatoes instead of fried ones over the time. Your recipe did help me a lotttt. Gonna try it soon xD

  8. Kelly Chandler

    Easy Au Gratin Potatoes sounds like a yummy crowd-pleaser; so I’d love to make that after trying the Simply Potatoes hashbrowns. My favorite potato recipe is an easy oven baked potato wedges with spices, including cayenne, onion and garlic. But I’ll be trying your recipe too, Erin. Thanks for the chance!

  9. christine fields

    We love Crunchy topped cheese hash browns. We love these! I would prob use my Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash browns for an Easter dish like this!

  10. Amy

    This is the second potato peel recipe I’ve seen recently. I’ll take that as a sign that I need more carbs in my life and make this one soon 🙂 Thanks for sharing this, Erin!

  11. Tim

    I like potato salad, so I would use their diced potatoes with onions to make that. They also have a recipe on their site for cheddar and bacon potato salad that I would like to make.

  12. Erin

    Well what got me in this post in the first place was your potato peel recipe which sounds delicious! The cheesy potatoes on the website sounds pretty yummy as well. Either way, it sounds like I need to try the shredded hash browns! 🙂

  13. Katie R.

    I love anything that can simplify meal times! Also, I loooove potatoes! I would love to use the mashed potatoes to make the creamy chicken vegetable potato topped casserole. (Now that’s a mouthful……if awesome!) Love your blog!

  14. Sarah L.

    I don’t think there is any potato dish I don’t enjoy. I would love to try the potatoes and onions but the hash Browns would also be super convenient for all my favourite potato dishes.

  15. Bonnie

    (Do NOT read this if you haven’t finished the book.)

    I also love the book, but if I remember correctly, I think they revealed at the end that there wasn’t any such thing as a potato peel pie. I was watching Mud Men on TV and they were going to have a picnic with a potato peel pie, so I thought I’d look for a recipe. While your recipe sounded delicious, there wasn’t one potato peel in it. I guess there still isn’t a potato peel pie recipe.

  16. gwmax44907

    Potato Peel Pie


    2 c raw, grated potato skins (add some of the white part to keep the texture more tender),
    1/3 c grated onion
    1 egg, beaten
    3 Tbls flour
    1/4 cup fresh, shredded parmesan cheese (for topping)
    1 red beet, cooked (I bought a fresh one but I bet you could use a canned one)
    Mashed potatoes for pie filling.


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter a small pie plate. Mix grated potato peels wiith egg, onion and flour. Press the mixture into the pie plate and up sides to form a crust.

    2. Bake crust for 20-25 min. While crust is baking, cook potatoes, drain & mash. You can add your favorite mashed potato flavorings here such as garlic, onion, milk, butter, salt etc.,

    3. Fill crust with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with beets & parmesan cheese ( I julienned the beet first).

    4. Bake in oven at lower temperature of 375 for 10 minutes or until browned.

    Mix a few chopped green onions tops in your mashed potatoes for some color

    This is a WWII Recipe. Also made famous from the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Let me preface this recipe by stating that you can make it taste delicious, or you can make it taste like it did back during the War. If you want it to taste “authentic”, don’t add any salt, garlic, butter or cream. Or, if you want it to be awesome, add all of the above and anything else you can imagine (I added green onions, parmesan, etc.). Make it your own, but you should try it.

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