Recipe Roundup: Thanksgiving Potatoes

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Recipe Roundup: Thanksgiving Potatoes

Whether you like your potatoes mashed until fluffy and creamy or layered with melted cheese and cream, no Thanksgiving spread is complete without them. Here are some our top picks for the feast.


Herbed Potato GratinHerbed Potato Gratin
Thinly sliced potatoes soak up heavy cream perfumed with garlic and fresh herbs in this decadent gratin, a luxurious accompaniment to a Thanksgiving turkey or any sort of roasted meat.
Crispy Smashed PotatoesCrispy Smashed Potatoes
These potatoes are cooked in two steps to make them tender on the inside and crispy on the outside. First, they’re simmered in salted water, then smashed and fried in a griddle pan until browned.
Individual Herbed Potato Gratins with GruyèreIndividual Herbed Potato Gratins with Gruyère
Because they’re sized for single servings, these gratins make a beautiful presentation for a special occasion dinner. With layers of cream, melted cheese and fresh chives, they are rich and comforting for fall.
Braised Potatoes & EscaroleBraised Potatoes & Escarole
A slow cooker makes pleasantly bitter escarole and hearty potatoes meltingly tender. After cooking, they are drizzled with a zesty vinaigrette and diced orange, which sharpen their flavors.

Deluxe Mashed PotatoesDeluxe Mashed Potatoes
Hints of rosemary and thyme and a touch of garlic and chile make these potatoes a favorite of the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen. Using a potato ricer ensures fluffy, lump-free potatoes every time.
Smashed Fingerlings with Fromage BlancSmashed Fingerlings with Fromage Blanc
Fromage blanc is a creamy, slightly tangy fresh cheese that can be swirled into soups, drizzled with honey or mixed with vegetables, like these tender fingerling potatoes. They are boiled and smashed, then mixed with the cheese and fresh chives.
Potato and Celery Root Gratin with GruyèrePotato and Celery Root Gratin with Gruyère
Celery root has a pronounced nutty, earthy taste that complements the potatoes in this rich, creamy gratin. It’s been a hit on our customers’ Thanksgiving tables!
Wrinkled Potatoes with Green Dipping SauceWrinkled Potatoes with Green Dipping Sauce
For a new twist on your side dish, try these “wrinkled” potatoes, which are paired with a bright acidic dipping sauce that will complement the whole meal.
Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary and BayRoasted Potatoes with Rosemary and Bay
Simple seasonings can transform roasted potatoes into an exceptional dish. Here, they are tossed with rosemary and bay leaves, although other herbs, such as thyme and sage, would be equally delicious.
Hasselback PotatoesHasselback Potatoes
Named after the Stockholm restaurant that first introduced them, Hasselback potatoes are fancy-looking baked potatoes with decorative slices on top, and they’re simple to make.
Cheddar-Chive Mashed PotatoesCheddar-Chive Mashed Potatoes
If a steaming bowl of mashed potatoes is a must for your feast, consider this variation. Yukon Gold potatoes, which are prized for their naturally rich, buttery flavor, are paired with cheddar cheese to give the dish a robust flavor and warm golden hue.
Pommes AnnaPommes Anna
A frittata pan makes it easy to prepare this classic French dish, full of crispy-tender layered potatoes.


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