Luxurious Mashed Potatoes | Thanksgiving Recipes | Everyday Food with Sarah Carey

Do you ever notice that everyone talks about the turkey on Thanksgiving, but it’s the mashed potatoes that are always the first to be finished off? Talk about a crowd-pleaser!

Today I’ll show you a recipe for mashed potatoes that are so delicious, but totally simple. The ingredients are classic — potatoes, cream, butter, and salt — but it’s the technique that really makes a difference.

Sarah’s Tip of the Day:
In the video I’ll tell you the best potatoes to buy at the grocery store, and the easy step that will make your mash even fluffier. But my number one tip is to take a double-scoop of these mashed potatoes right away — there definitely WON’T be leftovers!

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Recipe Ingredients:
2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1 1/2 cups heavy cream, warmed

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Sarah Carey is the editor of Everyday Food magazine and her job is to come up with the best ways to make fast, delicious food at home. But she’s also a mom to two hungry kids, so the question “What’s for dinner?” is never far from her mind — or theirs, it seems! Her days can get crazy busy (whose don’t?), so these videos are all about her favorite fast, fresh meals — and the tricks she uses to make it all SO much easier.

Luxurious Mashed Potatoes | Everyday Food with Sarah Carey