Basic Mashed Potatoes

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Potatoes are blended with warmed butter and canned Evaporated milk to create those perfect, smooth mashed potatoes everyone loves.

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  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, drain leaving just a tad of the boiling water in pot.
  2. In a small saucepan heat butter and milk over low heat until butter is melted. Using a potato masher or electric beater, slowly add and blend milk mixture into potatoes until smooth and creamy. (you may or may not use all of milk mixture... add til you reach your desired texture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Great recipe... for a richer taste try using canned evaporated milk... I use this for mashed pots. and mac n cheese and it makes the flavor that much better!