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18 November 2012: Mastering Thanksgiving Dinner V—The Perfect Mash

November 18, 2012

Tags: Thanksgiving Dinner, Perfect Mashed Potatoes, Potato Ricers

Perfect Mashed Potatoes, courtesy of the potato ricer
For some reason, Thanksgiving dinner tends to be a feast of starches: there’s that quintessential dressing/stuffing, yeast rolls, sweet potatoes, flour-thickened gravy, pastry, and often even cake. My own family also had baked macaroni and cheese. And just in case that’s not starch enough, many families throw in mashed potatoes. And what could be better? Fluffy, cloud-like, and meltingly tender, they’re the ultimate comfort on a fork. (more…)