Your pan looks like this?
And your potatoes still look like this?
|I do not know why there is a soothie on the stove. I live in a tiny house with 4 children.
Let’s just leave it at that.
Well, first you decide that your boiled-then-fried-to-a-crispy-perfection potatoes are not going to be on the dinner menu.
The first step is always (and I do mean always) an admission of defeat.
Then, you come up with a plan B.
And plan B this time meant not quite as perfect as plan A.
Plan B was a step in the world of Gianna thinking outside of the box.
And when it comes to cooking….
Gianna should not be thinking outside the box.
Stick with inside the box.
The box is your friend.
The box is good.
Then, after you have an epiphany–of which we will hereby explain the results of in a minute– you quickly realize that you only have a about 5 minutes to make this convincing.
(and I do mean convincing)
You quickly pull out your potato masher from under the dirty dishes and give it a good rinse (as an aside, I had to use it to make a smoothie that morning–because I do NOT need any kitchen gadgets besides my electric mixer and my electric beaters(which you might assume are the same thing, but I assure you they are not)–without my blender as I may have thrown it away. Let me explain My house is small. If I haven’t used it in over 6 months and if it’s broken, it’s gotta go! Why do we still have the George Foreman? I do not know. and I do mean I do not know
Then, you smash those puppies good. You smash and smash and smash and smash and smash (as you want to make all the veggies smooshed so that the superstars will eat them).
|It was hard to find a good angle to make this picture appealing.
Maybe that should have been my first clue.
Never mind the fact that they will have that greasy taste of olive oil from your attempt to fry them.
A lot of olive oil!
(and you got it, I do mean a lot
Princess Pea: These aren’t good, Mom. These just are not good.
What have I learned in this debacle?
It’s not like when life gives you lemons, just make lemonade.
When life give you potatoes
And all you get is this,
Just scrap it and eat chips!