Whether you prefer them mashed, baked or french fried, there’s no debating that potatoes are seriously versatile. Switch things up this Thanksgiving by trying out one of these unique recipes that take ‘taters to the next level. From eye-popping purple potatoes to creamy garlic-laced spuds, you’re bound to find a new family favorite. Click through the slideshow below to discover all the starchy goodness.

Perfect Potato Pancakes

These simple potato pancakes, made from pre-shredded frozen potatoes, can be fun for more than just one holiday this season. Switch out flour for matzo meal and enjoy at Passover too. Find out how to get lucky with latkes here.

photo: Delicious as it Looks

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— Aimee Della Bitta