Mashed Potatoes


Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are heaven. They are creamy and delicious. You can add just a few ingredients and keep them simple or fancy them up. My boys like them indented in the middle with a pool of gravy👌. This past summer my friend Lisa introduced me to truffle salt. I had truffle fries and some other yummy dishes with truffle oil before. But she encouraged me to buy truffle salt. I did! Potatoes is one of those things that tastes delicious with truffle salt. Mashed potatoes seasoned with truffle salt are amazing!


This a basic recipe for mashed potatoes. Then you can add some other ingredients to your liking.


  • 3 pounds of potatoes(gold, red or any potatoes you like best)
  • 1 cup of half and half(you can use milk to keep it lighter or heavy cream to make it creamier)
  • 5 tablespoons of unsalted butter(you can add your own salt to your liking)
  • Salt(highly recommend seasoning with a good truffle salt) and pepper


  1. Scrub the potatoes good.
  2. Peel and quarter the potatoes.
  3. Cover them in a large pot with salted water.
  4. Bring to a boil and cook until tender when you touch them with a fork.
  5. Drain and put back in the pot.
  6. Meanwhile, heat the butter and the half and half in a small pot until melted.
  7. Pour the butter and half and half over the potatoes. Mash with a potato masher until smooth. Season with enough salt and pepper. Serve immediately.


I’m a potato kind of girl.  If you are looking for something a little different you can try these twice baked potatoes or these smashed potatoes.


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