With just a few simple steps, you can make this delicious mashed potatoes recipe for the perfect side dish for any meal.
Classic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat! I love potatoes in any form but mashed might be my favorite! I also love to smother them in homemade gravy. My family loves gravy so I learned at a very young age how to make really good mashed potatoes and homemade gravy.
Now for some backstory…
My grandpa was a farmer in Idaho and grew wheat and barley but his winter job was to work in a spud house in southeastern Idaho as a potato inspector. I can honestly say that we had potatoes with every meal! My grandparents would always bring us big boxes of potatoes, or spuds as they called them.
My mom could make potatoes in more ways than I could count including, fried, scalloped, baked, and of