Make a quick batch of mashed potatoes at your next dinner party, at this years Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, or just as a side dish to you regular weeknight dinner.
Step 1: Ingredients
- 6 potatoes of three different varieties - yukon, red, and russet.
- 1 large parsnip (opt.)
- 1 cup heavy cream.
- 1/2 cup salted butter (typically 1 whole stick)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Other seasonings could include finely chopped chives or scallions, roasted garlic, crumbled bacon (bacon is, after all, a seasoning), Italian parsley, Parmesan cheese, or my favorite, wasabi powder.
- Large boiling pot
- Small saucepan
- Measuring cup
- Potato masher