Gwynn E. of Knoxville, Tennessee shares, “My mother was making fried potato patties out of leftover mashed potatoes and accidentally stirred in pancake mix instead of flour. I’ve made mine that way ever since.”
From Dansville, Illinois, Lori Piatt shares the secret behind her savory spuds. "I dress up instant potato flakes with cream cheese, French onion dip and garlic salt," she explains. "I'm always elected to bring these rich potatoes to family get-togethers."