Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • ½ cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup half-and-half
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Put the potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are very tender.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the butter and half-and-half in a small saucepan over low heat.
  4. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. Mash up the potatoes a little with a potato masher. Add the melted butter mixture a little at a time and use the potato masher to combine. Once it has all been added, use a wooden spoon or spatula to give it a few stirs to combine completely. Serve immediately.

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