Share: Mashed Potato Flakes 6.6 OZ PKG You may substitute 4-1/2 cups hot homemade mashed potatoes for the instant potatoes if desired. Featured Recipes Spicy Shepherd's Pie Taco seasoning adds zip to this hearty main dish. It's easy to top with instant mashed potatoes, which I stir up while browning the beef.—Mary Malchow, Neenah, Wisconsin Related Tips Quinoa Look for quinoa in the cereal, rice or organic food aisle. Chicken Base Look for chicken base near the broth and bouillon. Crisp Ladyfinger Cookies This recipe was prepared with Alessi brand ladyfinger cookies.