Monday, August 23, 2010

Mashed Potatoes


1 1/2 Ibs potatoes, peeled
1/2 tsp salt
4 tbsp heavy cream
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp milk
salt and pepper

Put potatoes into a saucepan. Add 1/2 tsp salt. Add water until potatoes
are covered. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered 15-20 minutes
or until done. A fork can easily be poked through them.
Warm cream and melt butter, together in a pan on the stove.
Drain water from potatoes. Put hot potatoes into a bowl. Add cream and melted butter.
Use potato masher to mash potatoes until well mashed. Use a strong spoon to beat further,
adding milk to achieve the consistency you desire.
(Do not over beat or your potatoes will get gluey)
Salt and pepper to taste.
Ready to serve.

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