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    • miggiwoo
    • By miggiwoo 2nd Nov 09, 2:49 PM
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    Where to get a potato scoop ?
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 2:49 PM
    Where to get a potato scoop ? 2nd Nov 09 at 2:49 PM
    Does anybody know which shop would sell a potato scoop , the one where you scoop it up and press the clicker with youre thumb and it slides the potato out.
    My dear mum has been complaining of not being to find one so I said I'd get her one.
    Everywhere I looked there were just ice cream scoops but not potato.

    Can anybody recommend a shop ( Nottingham area) or mail order ?

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    • geordie joe
    • By geordie joe 2nd Nov 09, 2:53 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 2:53 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 2:53 PM
    Everywhere I looked there were just ice cream scoops but not potato.
    Originally posted by miggiwoo
    I thought they were the same thing :confused:

    Pretty sure I've seen them in Morrisons, but I'm sure they sell them on ebay.
  • yummyhoney
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 2:57 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 2:57 PM
    mine is just an ice-cream scoop a stainless steel one,,
    • jennyjelly
    • By jennyjelly 2nd Nov 09, 3:11 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 3:11 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 3:11 PM
    They always remind me school dinner ladies and lumpy mash!
    Oh dear, here we go again.
    • Skint_Catt
    • By Skint_Catt 2nd Nov 09, 3:24 PM
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    • #5
    • 2nd Nov 09, 3:24 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 3:24 PM
    All these say ice cream/potato so I think they're the same thing! http://www.google.co.uk/products?q=potato+scoop
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    • #6
    • 2nd Nov 09, 3:47 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 3:47 PM
    Yes, they're the same thing. I recently bought one in Asda. Very cheap.
  • charliee
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 4:11 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 4:11 PM
    i think there are 2 different types, there is one sort that is a scoop and when you press the button it pushes the food out with a little lever, this sort only works on icecream as mash just gives and stays stuck.
    the other sort is the one you need with a thing that swings round and 'slices' the food out so you get a nice neat lump of mash/ ice-cream. the ones on the link are the right sort.. i bought the wrong sort....
    • billieboy
    • By billieboy 2nd Nov 09, 4:19 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 4:19 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 4:19 PM
    They always remind me school dinner ladies and lumpy mash!
    Originally posted by jennyjelly
    That's exactly what I was going to say. My DH sometimes serves them to me in a scoop as a joke. I have to immediately mash them down
    • larmy16
    • By larmy16 2nd Nov 09, 5:37 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 5:37 PM
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    • 2nd Nov 09, 5:37 PM
    Another one who uses and ice cream scoop for mashed potatos. You just sort of scrape it on the side of the saucepan to level then press out. Lovely.

    I am thinking of asking for a potato ricer as part of my Christmas prezzie. I do like gadgets and practical things!
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  • cherrycake
    Have you done an internet search on 'potato scoop'and see what comes up? Or e-bay perhaps? good luck!
    • Smiley_Mum
    • By Smiley_Mum 2nd Nov 09, 5:57 PM
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    Here's what you are looking for...

    http://dennyandsons.co.uk/ice-cream-and-mashed-potato-scoop-p571.html
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    • cooking-mama
    • By cooking-mama 3rd Nov 09, 1:29 AM
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    Lakeland...they even mention school dinner mash in the description. lol

    http://www.lakeland.co.uk/traditional-ice-cream-scoop/F/keyword/potato+scoop/product/12018
    • purpleivy
    • By purpleivy 3rd Nov 09, 10:31 AM
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    I can't understand why people want to scoop mash!:confused:. Why?
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    • Bronnie
    • By Bronnie 3rd Nov 09, 1:40 PM
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    I can't understand why people want to scoop mash!:confused:. Why?
    Originally posted by purpleivy
    Portion control?
    Calorie Control?
    Because she had lots of kids and it stopped he's got more than me arguments?
    Because she's always served it that way ?
    Because she likes the way it looks ?
    Because she can if she wants!
    Last edited by Bronnie; 03-11-2009 at 1:43 PM.
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