Mashed Potatoes _lowres

Photo by Teresa B. Day -- Coq Au Vin


Mashed Potatoes

Makes 8 servings. Recipe is by Teresa Day.

4 Yukon gold potatoes

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

4 tablespoons butter, unsalted

3/4 cup evaporated milk (more if needed)

1. In a medium stock pot, bring water to a boil.

2. Peel potatoes and cut in chunks.

3. Boil potatoes about 15-20 minutes or until tender.

4. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot or place in a mixing bowl.

5. Add the butter and stir until melted.

6. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher and add salt and pepper.

7. Poor in the evaporated milk then whip the potatoes with a hand mixer until creamy and fluffy.

8. Serve immediately.