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Thanksgiving recipe: Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

November 20, 2016

Buy Photo Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Serves: 6 / Preparation time: 30 minutes / Total time: 45 minutes In “Smashed, Mashed, Boiled and Baked — and Fried Too” (Workman, $16.95), author Raghavan Iyer writes that “the secret to mashed potatoes lies in the right floury potato (the russet), a potato ricer and, of course, indulgent fats such as cream and butter.” Here is Iyer’s basic recipe that you can season as you like. This recipe easily doubles or triples. Sweet and Spicy Turkey 2 pounds russet potatoes 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into chunks 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) salted butter 11/2 teaspoons coarse sea or kosher salt 11/2 teaspoons coarsely cracked black peppercorns 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh chives or herbs of choice Thanksgiving food. Classic Mashed potatoes. Peel the potatoes and give them a good rinse under running water. Cut them into quarters, place them in a medium-size pan and cover them with cold water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Lower the heat, cover the pan and gently boil the potatoes until they fall apart easily when pierced with a fork, about 20 to 25 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan pour the cream and add the cream...

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