Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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INGREDIENTS:

  • Basic:
  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Whipped:
  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Skins-On:
  • 1 pound red potatoes
  • 2 roasted garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Loaded:
  • Cooked riced potatoes
  • Cooked bacon, crumbled
  • Chives, chopped
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Sour cream
  • Salt & pepper


  • METHOD:

    Basic: Peel potatoes, cut into chunks, and steam for 15-20 minutes, or until tender.
    Pass through a potato ricer into a bowl.
    Heat milk, butter, and salt and pepper together.
    Mix with potato and serve.

    Whipped: Peel potatoes, cut into chunks, and steam until tender.
    Transfer to a bowl and use a whisk or stand mixer to break into smaller pieces.
    Heat 1/2 cup buttermilk, 3 tablespoons butter, and salt and pepper and whip into the potatoes.

    Skins-on: Cut red potatoes into chunks and steam until tender.
    Heat milk, butter, and salt and pepper.
    In a bowl, combine potatoes, roasted garlic cloves, and milk mixture using a masher.
    Be careful not to over mix.

    Loaded: Combine cooked riced potatoes, cooked crumbled bacon, chopped chives, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, and salt and pepper.

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    COMMENTS / REVIEWS

    1. E

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    2. R

      Wow, I'm the first to make this? Cool. This was really easy to make

    3. M

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    4. M

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    5. L

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    7. L

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    8. A

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    9. P

      the flavors were all very delicious.

    10. E

      i loved it so simple but very elegant.

    11. B

      Made this tonight and it was wonderful!

    12. R

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    13. A

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    15. L

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