Perfect Mashed Potatoes

  • Author: Dan


  • 3 lbs. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream or milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pot of salted water for 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are fork tender.
  2. Drain the potatoes then place in a large bowl.
  3. Using a potato ricer, rice the potatoes into the pot that you cooked them in along with the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Stir together, taste for seasonings and serve.