Learn how to rice potatoes using a potato ricer for some of your potato recipes.
You may want to know the steps to ricing potatoes or you may even wonder why you would want to rice potatoes.
If you have heard of potato ricing as a method of potato preparations we can tell you how and when you might want to use a Potato Ricer.
Great chefs often use a Potato Ricer to get mashed potatoes with a fine and fluffy consistency. Here is how to rice potatoes like it is done in upscale restaurants:
There are a couple of views (mostly personal preferences) about how to make mashed potatoes. Riced potatoes are nothing more than a version of mashed potatoes or a way to present your mashed potato recipes.
If you don't mind mashed potatoes with a few lumps, use a potato masher.
If, on the other hand, you prefer perfectly smooth, lump-free mashed potatoes, you can get them with a potato ricer.
A potato ricer has many uses than to mash potatoes. You can use it for mashing other root vegetables like sweet potatoes and carrots, and many other vegetables and fruits such as mashed cauliflower and applesauce. It is also great for making baby food.
Here is a review of the joys of using a potato ricer:
"If you've never experienced a potato ricer, it's not too late to make up for lost time. This simple implement doesn't have a digital clock, doesn't blink when it's ready, and doesn't have a tiny computer chip imbedded in it to do all the work. It takes a bit of pressing and squeezing, but the light and airy potatoes that result will be both memorable and worth the work. And be sure to try the ricer with other root vegetables, such as carrots, yams, and turnips." ~C. Whitney-Ward