This is the country mash of your dreams. You don't even have to peel the potatoes before you start. Cooking them in their skins makes them more flavorful, and the skins slip off in a food mill.
Recipe courtesy of Morgan Hass
Save Recipe Print
Total:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
55 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Put the potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold water by about 1 inch and add 2 tablespoons salt. Bring to a boil, uncovered, over high heat, and then reduce the heat to medium-high and simmer briskly until fork tender, about 45 minutes. Drain the potatoes, reserving 1/2 cup of the water. Quarter the potatoes and pass them through a food mill or ricer back into the pan. (Peel them first if you are using a ricer). When the potatoes are almost done, heat the buttermilk in a small saucepan over medium-high heat to just under a simmer. Set aside; it will separate and look curdled but don't worry, it will mix in fine. Fold the buttermilk and reserved cooking water into the potatoes over low heat. Then fold in the butter a handful of pieces at a time until fully incorporated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

The Best Cauliflower Ever

Recipe courtesy of Daphne Brogdon

Pat Bing Soo (Korean Shaved Ice)

Recipe courtesy of Stephan Yi

Old Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

"The Best Mashed Potatoes"

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.