Homemade mashed potatoes are a crowd-pleasing option for any occasion. Try one of these recipes for our favorite comfort food.
Yukon gold potatoes yield a homemade mashed potato texture that's just right for holding a pool of flavorful turkey gravy
or melted butter.
Baking the potato shells before filling them sets the shape (so they will not break when picked up) and enhances the flavor.
Don't overmix—the texture will be gummy instead of creamy. Petite indicates a potato about the size of a plum tomato.
Browned butter adds a heavenly toasted nut taste and aroma to traditional mashed potatoes.
Recipe developer Victoria Amory recommends mashing Yukon gold potatoes by hand. "Don't even think about using a blender or
food processor. Giving in to such temptation will result in a dense, inedible paste
Mix up your mashed potatoes routine by trying one of these 5 delicious variations. Tasty additions like caramelized onions
and chorizo sausage will make these mashed potatoes a family favorite.