Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes:
Yukon Gold Potatoes
1 1/2 sticks of Butter
8 oz cream cheese
half and half for desired consistency
1/2 tsp salt (add more as needed for taste)
Peeled and cut into halves or quarters 5 lb. of Yukon Gold Potatoes. Make them about the same size.
Slip them into boiling water and boil for 30 minutes, or until a knife slips all the way through.
Drain in an colander, then replace in the pot and place over low heat or in Double Boiler – Don’t Burn!
Mash for about 3 minutes.
Remove from heat and add 1 ½ sticks of softened butter and 8 oz. of cream cheese,
Continue to mash until smooth and creamy. Don’t use a mixer.
Add half and half to desired consistency.
Add ½ tsp salt, taste and add another ½ tsp if necessary.
May be placed in a casserole and refrigerated.