"My family begs me to make this every Thanksgiving. What makes it so good is the pecan topping!" – TINA B
Baked up warm and creamy, with crunchy bits on top!
Smooth, fluffy mashed potatoes—just waiting for a helping of gravy.
"This recipe was divine! A definite keeper, and will be a permanent presence at my future turkey dinners." – Yanner
"Super easy to make, and tastes so fresh. Couldn't believe how easy it was—and a nice complement to my Thanksgiving turkey!" – Lucie
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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes can be made almost completely ahead. Do nearly everything - boil, peel and mash; stir in milk and salt - up to two days ahead. Before serving, reheat. Adding butter at the last minute makes them taste freshly mashed.
USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson
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