How long do you boil potatoes for mashed potatoes?

Answer A University of Mississippi recipe for mashed potatoes instructs boiling 5 pounds of fresh peeled and quartered potatoes in water in a pot for approximately 30 minutes, or until the boiled potatoes... Read More »

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How long do I boil potatoes for mashed potatoes?

You should boil your potatoes for as long as it takes for them to soften, which could be between 15 and 30 minutes. You should be able to poke a fork through the potatoes easily. If you cut the pot... Read More »

How long does it take to boil potatoes for mashed potatoes?

If potatoes are cut into 2-inch cubes before cooking them, they will need to boil about 15 to 20 minutes before you can mash them. If boiled whole, the potatoes will take longer, depending on what ... Read More »

Cajun Potatoes or Garlic Dill Potatoes Mustard or Mayo on Sandwiches Mashed Potatoes or Fried Rice?

Cajun Potatoes :)Mustard, definitely...mayo grosses me out unless it's mixed in with something (like deviled eggs or potato salad). Tough one...I love both but I think I have to pick mashed potatoes.

How many potatoes do I cook to make mashed potatoes to feed 14 people?

To make enough mashed potatoes to feed 14 people, you will need approximately a dozen medium potatoes, or four pounds. This will result in a 1/2 cup serving per person, and you'll have enough for ... Read More »