Russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
Salt and pepper to taste
Basic Mashed Potatoes
- Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
- In a small saucepan melt butter in milk over low heat. Mash potatoes with a potato masher, adding the milk mixture. Beat until fluffy in texture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.