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Clay Douglass and his 4th Cooking Secret: Mashed Potatoes January 15, 2010

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It’s Friday, time to enjoy, and because you do not want to spend too much time in the kitchen, I will show you a super easy recipe: Mashed potatoes.

Clay Douglass Cooking Secrets - Mashed PotatoesHistory: the English world potato comes from Spanish patata. Potatoes where brought to Spain after the Discovery of the Americas.

More potato history here

Total time: 25 minutes.

Ingredients: 5 pounds golden potatoes peeled and cut into halves or quarters, 2.5 cups of heavy cream, 3.5 tablespoon of butter, 3 tablespoons of chopped chives, salt and pepper.

Instructions: Place the potatoes into a pot, add 2.5 tablespoons of salt, add the bay leaf, and fill the pot with water. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are tender. Drain the potatoes. Next, put the butter and cream in a saucepan.  Now put the potatoes through a food mill and place them into a bowl. Add the hot cream and season with salt and pepper. Finally, put the potatoes, the cream, and add salt and pepper to your taste. Mix it all with a spoon and add the chopped chives.

You will like if: c’mon! everybody loves mashed potatoes.

Clay Douglass ‘s Score: 4/5