Mashed Idaho Potatoes
|Unsalted butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Freshly ground pepper||1 Teaspoon|
|Chopped chives||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Cut the potatoes in half but do not peel.
Place the potatoes in a large saucepan with water to cover.
Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 25 minutes.
Drain and gently pull off the skins.
Mash with a potato masher or put through a ricer.
Melt the butter in the milk and add to the hot potatoes 1/2 cup at a time.
Keep mashing until smooth and fluffy.
Stir in the chives and serve.