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Mashed Potatoes


1 ½ lbs potatoes

3 tsp salt, separated

½ tsp black pepper

4 tbsp butter, melted

½-1 cup whole milk


  1. Peel, wash, and cut potatoes in large cubes. Place in pot and cover with water. Add 2 tsp salt and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil until fork tender, about 10-15 minutes

  2. Drain water from potatoes. Add in remaining 1 tsp salt (or add to taste), the black pepper, and melted butter. Use a potato masher to give a quick mash

  3. Slowly add milk, about ¼ cup at a time, mashing as you go. Add milk until desired consistency is achieved.

  4. Add a few pats of butter on top and allow to melt

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