How to Make Homemade Mashed Potatoes

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How to Make Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Boil potatoes until tender.  You should be able to use a fork and easily cut through the potato.

Boil potatoes until tender. You should be able to use a fork and easily cut through the potato.

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Put potato chunks in a bowl and add the butter.  Mix well using a potato masher or a hand mixer as shown.

Put potato chunks in a bowl and add the butter. Mix well using a potato masher or a hand mixer as shown.

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Add a few splashes of milk, then mix.  Continue in this manner until the potatoes are the consistency you like (less milk for chunky mashed potatoes; more milk for smoother mashed potatoes.)

Add a few splashes of milk, then mix. Continue in this manner until the potatoes are the consistency you like (less milk for chunky mashed potatoes; more milk for smoother mashed potatoes.)

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You could also add another ingredient for variation.  Choose either sour cream, ranch dressing, even a little bit of condensed french onion soup!  Be creative!  Cooking is supposed to be fun!

You could also add another ingredient for variation. Choose either sour cream, ranch dressing, even a little bit of condensed french onion soup! Be creative! Cooking is supposed to be fun!

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Add salt and pepper and stir.

Add salt and pepper and stir.

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Sprinkle chopped green onions on top for appearance.  Remember... A dish that LOOKS appetizing, IS appetizing!  Serve and enjoy!

Sprinkle chopped green onions on top for appearance. Remember... A dish that LOOKS appetizing, IS appetizing! Serve and enjoy!

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