Good Old Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

Christine Cuneo


Gust like Grandma use to make.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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  • 4 large
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt and pepper
  • 1/4 stick
  • 1 c
    approximately 1 cup warm milk

How to Make Good Old Fashioned Mashed Potatoes


  1. Pill potatoes and cut into 1 inch pieces.
  2. Completely cover potatoes with hot water add 1 tablespoon salt to the water and bring to a full boil, reduce heat till slow boil
  3. Cook until fork tender, about 15 minutes; drain.
  4. Put back in pan and reduce heat to just a simmer and simmer off excess water, one or two minutes shaking to not scorch.
  5. Add ΒΌ stick butter, pepper and mash with potato masher add more salt if needed.
  6. Place back on heat and stir with a fork slowly add milk and stir to consistency you desire.
  7. Whip with fork till fluffy spoon into serving bowl place tabs of butter on top while steaming hot and serve.

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About Good Old Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtag: #mashed potatoes

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