The Best Mashed Potatoes!

We don’t know about you, but mashed potatoes are the best thing about Thanksgiving! Okay, not really.. the best part truly is spending time with our friends and family. However, when it comes to talking about Thanksgiving food, the mashed potatoes get the gold star every time! If you ask us, grandmas make the best mashed potatoes, we don’t know what it is but they just put a little bit of something special in them, something that can’t be replicated… It’s something that gets passed down from generation to generation, you have to wait your turn to learn how to master the art of making Grandmas mashed potatoes! While you wait for your turn to learn how to master the art of making your grandmothers potatoes, here is a great recipe that should wow your taste buds! Who knows this recipe could even impress your grandmother! Haha. Be sure to let us know what you and your beautiful grandmother think of this recipe! Xoxo – Travel and Treats


3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
8 tablespoons heavy cream or whole milk, more if needed
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
4 tablespoons Mascarpone cheese
kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
freshly chopped chives

Peel and dice potatoes, making sure all are in about 1 inch cubes. Place in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and then reduce heat to medium low to maintain a rolling boil. Cook until potatoes are fork tender and you can easily pierce them with a fork when touched.
Remove the potatoes from the heat and drain off the water. Place the diced potatoes through a ricer and then place back into the warm pot. Add the cream, butter, Parmesan, mascarpone and stir to incorporate. Season with salt and pepper and fold in the chopped chives

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