Perfect Creamy Mashed Potatoes2015-12-23
- Yield : 6 to 8 Servings
- Servings : 8
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 35m
- 4 Pounds Golden Creamer Potatoes, Peeled and cut into quarters
- 1 bay leaf
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons chopped chives
Put the potatoes into a large pot, add the bay leaf, 2 tablespoons salt, and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Drain them well and remove the bay leaf.
Meanwhile, heat the cream and butter in a small saucepan.
Put the potatoes through a ricer or food mill into a bowl or mash by hand. Add the hot cream and season with salt and pepper. Mix together with a spoon and add the chives.