In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite new twists on the usual side dishes. Here, it’s all about mashed potatoes. Master the basics with this step-by-step guide, then take the classic to the next level with these original recipes.
|Mashed Potatoes with Herb-Infused Cream and Chives
This recipe calls for simmering cream with a mixture of fresh thyme, rosemary and other seasonings for ultimate flavor.
|Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Chives
Small slices of crispy bacon add their smoky flavor to these simple mashed potatoes.
|Cheddar-Chive Mashed Potatoes
This recipe calls for Yukon Gold potatoes, prized for their naturally rich, buttery flavor, paired with cheddar cheese to give the dish a robust flavor and warm golden color.
|Wasabi-Chive Mashed Potatoes
Spicy wasabi elevates plain mashed potatoes to something really special—just a couple of teaspoons adds a lot of fire.
|Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Here, roasted garlic paste is folded into creamy mashed potatoes, lending a lively kick. Customize the dish even further by adding 1/2 cup chopped caramelized onions or 3/4 cup sautéed sliced mushrooms.