Recipe courtesy of B. Smith

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

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  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 15 min
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5 pounds Yukon gold potatoes

8 ounces cream cheese

1 stick butter

1 cup sour cream

Salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste

1/2 cup chopped chives or scallion greens


  1. Peel and dice potatoes; boil in salted water until soft but not mushy. Drain well, return to pot, and mash roughly. Continue mashing while adding cream cheese, butter, and sour cream; mix until smooth. Season with salt and pepper; fold in chives. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Reheat about 45 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven or until hot.;