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Best potato for mashed potatoes?

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Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago
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My personal preference is yukon gold but russet are also excellent.


Kristy is an expert at making things pretty and a former Associate Editor of Food52.

added over 2 years ago

I love these mashed potatoes and they call for russets: http://www.food52.com/recipes...

Even if you don't use this recipe, Russets are a good choice for mashing.

Summer of Eggplant added over 2 years ago

I like Yukon gold as well.

phyllis added over 2 years ago

I mostly use Yukon gold but russet are great, too...

latoscana added over 2 years ago

Yukon gold.

Bevi added over 2 years ago

Russets or yukon gold. The russets in the recipe Kristy refers to really do the job.

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