My Grandmother Gittle's Mashed Potatoes -- the Absolute Best

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

My grandmother made these for me when I was young- grandma lived until 103- she ate these potatoes every day. I like Yukon Gold potatoes best for this dish.


  1. Peel and quarter potatoes then cook in water ( enought to cover and then some) until the potatoes are soft ( abut 25 minutes).
  2. Drain and return to pot.
  3. Place butter and Sour Cream on top of the hot potatoes-then mash gently-- ( don't overdo it-lumpy is better).
  4. Serve-sprinkle salt and pepper and each serving.

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