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Wanda’s Mashed Potatoes by Lisa Krych

by Team Tamron

12/21/20

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into tablespoon sized pieces
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • Unlimited amounts of love

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Peel potatoes and rinse in cold water (cut potatoes in half if exceptionally large). If you want the smoothest potatoes possible, remove the little knots from the potatoes with a small spoon or the tip of a knife.
  2. Place potatoes in a large 5-quart pot and cover potatoes with cold water.
  3. Bring to a boil and cook partially covered until easily pierced with a knife about 20-25 minutes depending on the size of your potatoes.
  4. Drain well and transfer to a large bowl. Using a hand mixer, start to break apart the potatoes.
  5. Next on low-speed start to whip the potatoes, about 30 seconds then increase to medium and slowly drizzle in the heavy cream to reach your desired texture, about 1 minute more.
  6. With the mixer on, add softened butter 1 tablespoon at a time, waiting a few seconds between each addition. Potatoes will be whipped and fluffy. Finally add salt and pepper, now taste, adjust seasoning if needed.

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