All mashed potato recipes follow the same basic formula.
Cut potatoes, boil potatoes, drain potatoes, mash potatoes, mix in dairy and any extra ingredients. But, it's important to know how to make mashed potatoes exactly the way you like them.
There are three variables that will have a big impact on your mashed potatoes:
1. The type of potato you use
2. The kind of dairy you add (plus any extra ingredients for flavor)
3. The tool you use to mash the potatoes
We identified the four most important mashed potato varieties on the planet and gave them highly scientific names.
Choose your favorite, then learn exactly what it takes to make them.