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can someone remind me of basic mashed potato proportions, including how many spuds per guest?

asked by @jestei about 6 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 6 years ago

2 pounds potatoes : 1 cup milk : 4 tablespoons butter : 1/3 cup heavy cream : 1 1/2 teaspoons salt -- Serves 6.

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added about 6 years ago

Remember for Thanksgiving lots of people aren't eating full "servings" of anything. So consider the volume of food before you do your proportions. :) Happy Cooking!!

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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 6 years ago

Great point. But: leftovers!