Recipes

Positively Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Positively Perfect Mashed Potatoes in casserole dish
If you've been searching for perfect mashed potatoes...Look no further!
  • Prep Time: 20min
  • Cook Time: 20min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 lbs. (4 medium) Michigan russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 to 2/3 cup hot milk or cream

Preparation

  1. In large saucepan, combine 5 cups water, potatoes and 1 teaspoon of the salt; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
  3. Drain potatoes thoroughly.
  4. Return to saucepan; heat over medium-low heat 1 to 2 minutes to dry potatoes, stirring occasionally.
  5. In saucepan, mash potatoes with potato masher or fork, or beat with electric hand mixer until chunky.
  6. Stir in butter, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup of the hot milk. Add additional milk, a little at a time, if necessary, for desired consistency.
  7. Season to taste with additional salt, if desired.
  8. Serve immediately.

You Might Also Like

You Might Also Like

Potato Goat Cheese Flammekueche

These individual flatbread pizzas with potato, goat cheese and fresh chives will delight your guests.

Michigan Potato Poutine

Poutine is a dish that includes french fries and cheese curds topped with brown gravy. It originated in the Canadian province of Quebec and emerged in the late 1950s in the Centre-du-Québec area. It has long been associated with Quebec cuisine

Potluck Potatoes

Perfect for any occasion this simple and delicious casserole is a potato lover's dream!