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Mashed Potatoes

The ultimate happy comfort food.  I could eat potatoes all the time. It's so easy when you're in a pinch to grab that box and mix it up, but these are easy enough too.  It takes just a little bit of extra time to peel and boil, but oh so worth it. 

Ingredients: 

  • 4.5lb of potatoes (I use russet, but yukon gold are good too)
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • 2tbsp of salt (while boiling)
  • 1/2 tsp salt when you mix it up
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
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Directions:

  • Fill large pot with water and bring to a boil
  • Chop up all your potatoes in small chunks
  • Boil them to death. Really. Boil until you touch it with a fork they just fall apart
  • Drain the Potatoes
  • While they are draining, melt your stick of butter in your pan
  • Add the heavy cream and salt and pepper to the pan
  • Mix in the potatoes and mash
  • Serve hot!