Our best mashed potatoes recipe is this easy creamy combo of potatoes, butter and milk.
If you love the creamy comfort of classic mashed potatoes, we think you’ll agree that these are the Best Mashed Potatoes Ever. We start with Idaho® baking potatoes and end with a go-along sure to earn you raves.
*Photo and recipe courtesy the Idaho Potato Commission
Because boiling potatoes with their skin intact can keep them from becoming "mushy," a great solution is to peel the potatoes after they are boiled.
Here are the simple steps:
We think you will like the more intense potato flavor and the drier (not watery) consistency.
Choose your potatoes by the results you want: for light, fluffy potatoes choose russets. You may prefer Yukon Golds for your mashed potatoes because of their buttery flavor. In either case, follow these simple steps:
Choose one or more of these to make your mashed potatoes the "best mashed potatoes recipe ever."
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