Mashed Potatoes So Creamy That They Need No Adornment

Family members and longtime friends often take great amusement at my career of choice, as I was a remarkably picky eater in my early years. I was no run-of-the-mill fussy child; until my teens, I turned my nose up at even the most basic, revered, and seemingly inoffensive of comfort foods: mashed potatoes. Perhaps I […]

This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Peel Potatoes

Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry When I saw a trick for removing potato skins by slipping them off without using the dreaded vegetable peeler, I knew I had to try it immediately to see if it worked. YouTube user Foody Tube’s amazing potato hack video claims you can skip the peeling process before boiling […]

Help! My Mashed Potatoes Taste Gluey

If you’re hosting or attending a dinner and you’ve been assigned to a dish as seminal as mashed potatoes, you’ll definitely want to get them right. Think fluffy, creamy, and indulgent – never pasty, sticky, or worst of all, gluey. It all begins by selecting your potato: Either one high in starch, like a tough-skinned […]

8 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Making Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a nonnegotiable staple at any Thanksgiving table, and they’re nearly impossible to screw up . . . right? Turns out there are a few crucial mistakes you could be making that could make all the difference between smooth, fluffy mashed potatoes and gluey, bland ones. These are eight mistakes to fix if […]

Tyler Florence’s Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y […]