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Potato Hashbrowns

It still takes me a little bit of time to remember all of the awesome kitchen tools we received from the bridal shower and wedding. The food processor is one of those tools that I know I could be using more frequently, but just need to get used to. For example, this morning while I was preparing breakfast I started shredding potatoes by hand. I got about a quarter of the way through one when I thought, “the shredding attachment!” This recipe is much easier if you use one but if you have to do it by hand, it will be worth it too.

Potato Hashbrowns
2 tablespoons canola oil
3 russet potatoes, shredded
1 small yellow onion, shredded
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder

1. Shred potatoes and onions, keeping separated.
DSC_0618 2. Heat one tablespoon of oil in skillet. Place half of potatoes in cast iron skillet, evenly distributing (NOTE: This is the de-rusted and re-seasoned pan from this post). Place half of onions on top of potatoes. Be careful not to overcrowd the skillet. If you have a larger skillet and can use full portion of the recipe at once, you may do so.
DSC_0626 3. Let the potatoes crisp on one side then flip them over to allow the other side to cook and crisp. Sprinkle half of seasonings on and mix the potatoes. When the first batch has finished, remove them from the pan and keep warm while you repeat for the second batch.
4. When finished cooking, serve with eggs and chorizo (or sausage, bacon, and/or toast.)