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How to make homemade mashed potatoes

Make Homemade Mashed Potatoes

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Boil potatoes until tender.  You should be able to use a fork and easily cut through the potato.

Boil potatoes until tender. You should be able to use a fork and easily cut through the potato.

Put potato chunks in a bowl and add the butter.  Mix well using a potato masher or a hand mixer as shown.

Put potato chunks in a bowl and add the butter. Mix well using a potato masher or a hand mixer as shown.

Add a few splashes of milk, then mix.  Continue in this manner until the potatoes are the consistency you like (less milk for chunky mashed potatoes; more milk for smoother mashed potatoes.)

Add a few splashes of milk, then mix. Continue in this manner until the potatoes are the consistency you like (less milk for chunky mashed potatoes; more milk for smoother mashed potatoes.)

You could also add another ingredient for variation.  Choose either sour cream, ranch dressing, even a little bit of condensed french onion soup!  Be creative!  Cooking is supposed to be fun!

You could also add another ingredient for variation. Choose either sour cream, ranch dressing, even a little bit of condensed french onion soup! Be creative! Cooking is supposed to be fun!

Add salt and pepper and stir.

Add salt and pepper and stir.

Sprinkle chopped green onions on top for appearance. Remember... A dish that LOOKS appetizing, IS appetizing! Serve and enjoy!

  • 4.0 Baking potatoes, peeled and sliced in large chunks
  • 0.0 Stick of butter
  • Milk
  • Green onions, chopped (optional)
  • Salt and pepper