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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Norma Jean
Added: Saturday, January 10, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 medium sized russet potatoes
1 tsp salt
Water-enough to cover potatoes
1/3 stick of butter
1/2 to 3/4 cup milk (depending on how wet and fluffy you want them!)

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse and peel potatoes. Chop into 2 inch squares and add to saucepan. Add water just enough to cover potatoes. Add salt and boil until tender. When cooked, drain potato water into a separate bowl and save for your gravy. Add butter to potatoes and beat with electric mixer while slowly adding your milk. Whip until smooth....whip, whip, whip!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Perfect match for all gravy recipes!

 

 

 

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