Homemade Mashed Potatoes
Homemade mashed potatoes are a crowd-pleasing option for any occasion. Try one of these recipes for our favorite comfort food.
Make Ahead: Prepare this recipe through Step 4, and freeze. Thaw potato mixture in the fridge at least 24 hours before you plan to serve, and let it stand 20 minutes before baking as directed.
Recipe: Mashed Potatoes with Greens
Yukon gold potatoes yield a homemade mashed potato texture that's just right for holding a pool of flavorful turkey gravy or melted butter.
- Recipe: Perfect Mashed Potatoes
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.
- Recipe: Deviled 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
- Recipe: Mashed Potatoes en Croûte
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.
Recipes: 5 Delicious Mashed Potato Bakes
Tasty Tex-Mex Mashed Potato Bake gets a spicy kick with the addition of chorizo sausage, green chiles, and pepper Jack cheese. Mashed potatoes will never be boring again!
Recipe: Tasty Tex-Mex Mashed Potato Bake