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Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes recipe


It doesn't get much more classic than mashed potatoes!

Here is my personal recipe for this traditional side dish.


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Ingredients / Directions:     Printable PDF

  • 5 medium Russet potatoes, peeled & cubed
  • 2/3 cup Half & Half, divided at room temperature
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • Seasonings: Salt, Pepper, & Cavenders
  • Boil the potatoes in a large pot until tender. Drain the potatoes in a colander and move to a large mixing bowl.
  • Using a potato masher or whisk, mash the potatoes to break up any clumps. Add seasonings, 2 tablespoons of butter, and some half and half.
  • With an electric hand mixer, start blending ingredients. Add the rest of the butter and half and half. Continue to mix until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  • Add seasonings to taste.


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