Friday, November 14, 2014

Homemade Mashed Potatoes


  • 6 Large - Russet Potatoes 
  • 1-1.5 Cups - Milk
  • 1/2 Stick - Butter
  • 2 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Black Pepper
  • Peel potatoes, cut into uniform pieces and rinse.
  • Add potatoes and enough water to cover by at least 2 inches in a large pot.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce to medium.  
  • Cook potatoes 15-20 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Drain potatoes, do not rinse.
  • In the same pot with the potatoes add butter, 1 cup of milk, salt, pepper and mash or blend until you get your desired consistency.
  • Add remaining 1/2 cup of milk if the potatoes are too thick.
NOTE -  Optional ingredients that can be added are roasted garlic, sour cream, cream cheese or shredded cheese.  


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