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good old fashioned mashed potatoes

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a recipe by
Christine Cuneo
Tonawanda, NY

Gust like Grandma use to make.

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serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For good old fashioned mashed potatoes

  • 4 lg
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 dash
    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 ¼ 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.