It takes only six ingredients and three simple steps to make rich, fluffy mashed potatoes. We show you how.
Photo by Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Yukon gold potatoes yield a texture that's just right for holding a pool of flavorful gravy or melted butter.
3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
2 teaspoons salt, divided
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup half-and-half
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
¾ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
Yield: Makes about 6 cups
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