What is a great mashed potato recipe?

  1. MarkRFox profile image75
    MarkRFoxposted 6 years ago

    What is a great mashed potato recipe?

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  2. mio cid profile image49
    mio cidposted 6 years ago

    usually i like to add one mashed yam or sweet potato about  1LB  to about 4lbs russet or yukon gold potatoes  , i also add 1 stick  butter and 2/3 of a cup of milk, and black ground pepper.i don't add salt because i put salt to taste in the water i boil the potatoes. i'm writing a hub on the best lasagna on the planet and easy potato gnocchi

  3. Juliek958 profile image61
    Juliek958posted 6 years ago

    The Pioneer Woman is an awesome food blog with tons of recipes http://thepioneerwoman.com .  My family loves these - and you can make them ahead of time and then reheat them the day of your event.  They rock!

    Creamy Mashed Potatoes
    Added by Ree on June 26, 2009 in Potatoes, Sides

    Prep Time 1 Hour
    Cook Time 30 Minutes  Servings 10 Difficulty Easy

    5 pounds Russet Or Yukon Gold Potatoes
    ¾ cups Butter
    1 package (8 Oz.) Cream Cheese, Softened
    ½ cups (to 3/4 Cups) Half-and-Half
    ½ teaspoons (to 1 Teaspoon) Lawry's Seasoned Salt
    ½ teaspoons (to 1 Teaspoon) Black Pepper
    Preparation Instructions
    Peel and cut the potatoes into pieces that are generally the same size. Bring a large pot of water to a simmer and add the potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook for 30 to 35 minutes. When they’re cooked through, the fork should easily slide into the potatoes with no resistance, and the potatoes should almost, but not totally, fall apart.

    Drain the potatoes in a large colander. When the potatoes have finished draining, place them back into the dry pot and put the pot on the stove. Mash the potatoes over low heat, allowing all the steam to escape, before adding in all the other ingredients.

    Turn off the stove and add 1 ½ sticks of butter, an 8-ounce package of cream cheese and about ½ cup of half-and-half. Mash, mash, mash! Next, add about ½ teaspoon of Lawry’s Seasoning Salt and ½ a teaspoon of black pepper.

    Stir well and place in a medium-sized baking dish. Throw a few pats of butter over the top of the potatoes and place them in a 350-degree oven and heat until butter is melted and potatoes are warmed through.

    Note: When making this dish a day or two in advance, take it out of the fridge about 2 to 3 hours before serving time. Bake in a 350-degree oven for about 20 to 30 minutes or until warmed through.