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Holy Taco’s Thanksgiving History: Mashed Potatoes

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All day long, Holy Taco is delving into what your shoving into your face, shining a light on the origins of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes. And now, on to mashed potatoes!


While potatoes are a staple of any unimaginative meal, how the humble potato came to be mashed is a fun and interesting story. In 1939, housewife Margaret Hamstead of Topeka, Kansas was all “I’m a mash these.”

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