fried cheddar potato balls

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A Handheld Version of Everyone's Favorite
Crispy, creamy potato croquettes are traditionally a handy way to repurpose leftover mashed potatoes. Yet they're so delicious, we'd happily make a batch of mashed potatoes just so we could scoop them into balls, roll them in bread crumbs and fry them. The surprise ingredient in this recipe, from Jacqueline Dodd's new book, The Craft Beer Bites Cookbook, is a half-cup of citrusy IPA; its carbonation adds body and lightness.

Get the recipe: Fried IPA Cheddar Mashed-Potato Balls