Basic Mashed Potatoes
Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled & quartered
Peel and quarter 2 pounds of Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes. Boil for 15-20 minutes until tender (poke with knife). Drain off water in colander.
Heat 1/2 cup milk, and 2 Tablespoons of Butter, until Butter is melted. Add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Mash until smooth using either electric mixer or hand mixer.
IF NEEDED: Add 1 to 2 Tablespoons extra heated milk to potatoes if needed for creamier consistency.
Yield: 6-8 servings.