Mashed Potatoes

Category: Vegetables

Date: 08-29-2009

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Mashed Potatoes

Servings     Potatoes     Butter/Marg     Hot Milk     Salt        Pepper        Makes
    8         2 lbs             3 T          3/4 C        1/4 t       /8 t          4 C
    16        4 lbs             6 T          1 1/2 C      1/2 t      1/4 t         8 C
    24        6 lbs           1/2 C          2-2 1/4 C   3/4 t      1/2 t        12 C

Peel and cut potatoes into 1 1/2-inch chunks.  Bring potatoes with enough cold water to
cover to boil in large saucepan or Dutch oven.  Reduce heat to medium and cook 16-18 minutes
until fork-tender.  Drain in colander.  Return potatoes to pan; cook over medium heat, stirring,
1 minute to dry.  Mash as directed below.

Potato Masher:  Mash potatoes in pan.  Melt butter; stir in with salt and pepper.  
Gradually stir in milk.  Beat with large spoon 2 minutes until light and fluffy.  

Food mill:  Press potatoes in batches through mill into large bowl.  Melt butter; stir in with
salt and pepper.  Gradually stir in milk.  Beat with large spoon 2 minutes until light and fluffy.

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