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Russet potatoes


A common brown-skinned potato preferred for baking or mashing. Russets have a mealy texture and tend to disolve and fall apart when boiled so they are not preferred for salads or other gratins.
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Equivalents

1 lb.   =   3 cups shredded, 1 3/4 cups mashed
1lb = 2 cups french fries

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