Making of mashed potatoes does indeed need a lot of effort and preparations. For one to be able to achieve a perfect smoothly mashed potato with no lumps in it, there must be the use of the right kitchen tools and of course the technique of how to use them. If a person that loves mashed potatoes or the making of it, then you did know that one of the best tools in mashing a potato to its creamy state for a delicious meal will be with the use of a ricer. However, what happens if one does not have a ricer or the ricer is damaged? What then can one do. Knowing how to rice potatoes without a ricer is indeed a skill one should know when you love making mashed potatoes or trying to be a professional chef.
A potato ricer being an extrusion kitchen tool that forces boiled potatoes through tiny holes made in them, and giving the potato a mashed and rice-like feature, is the most used tool when it comes to making a meal of mashed potato. Sometimes whiles making of dinner, you find out it would be better to add some mashed potatoes to it, but then realize you do not have a ricer for the job, or your homemade mashed potatoes always ends up with lumps in it.
Well, one could always improvise with the use of a grater and a mill to also get a perfectly smooth mashed up potato. Below are a few steps to on how to mash potatoes without a masher with the use of a grater and a mill:
When it comes to mashing of your potatoes at home, one could always be flexible and innovative. In-fact with a simple spoon and bowl, could help you mash some potatoes, but in all it will depend on how you did want your mashed potatoes and how quickly you want them done.