How to Cook

Mashed Potatoes

I guarantee these will be better than any steakhouse mashed potatoes you have ever had!


gold potatoes kosher salt whole milk garlic thyme sprigs bay leaves unsalted butter

Step 1

Peel and cut potatoes into 1-inch pieces. Place them in a pot and cover them with cold water.

Step 2

Add salt and bring to a boil. Reduce and simmer until the potatoes are tender, but not over-saturated, about 20-25 minutes.

Step 3

Drain and the potatoes to a pot and set them over low heat. Gently stir until they're dry, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

In a saucepan, heat milk, thyme, bay leaves, garlic, and butter. Once the butter melts, remove from heat.

Step 5

Pass the hot potatoes through a ricer into a bowl. Do not let the potatoes cool first. They must be hot.

Step 6

Remove the thyme sprigs and bay leaves from the warm milk mixture and discard.

Step 7

Gradually mix the milk mixture into the potatoes, stirring with a wooden spoon.

Step 8

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve topped with butter and chives, if desired.

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