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Food :Jeff Mauro shares 3 easy mashed potato recipes

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The countdown to turkey day is on and it’s an ideal opportunity to consider the delightful dishes people need to have on their Thanksgiving table.

Co-host of Food Network’s “The Kitchen,” Jeff Mauro, dropped by “Good Morning America” to commence our “Countdown to Thanksgiving” with three unique plans for a holiday season staple: mashed potatoes.

Regardless of whether they favor flavorful or sweet agrees with their Thanksgiving dinner, Mauro has a formula to fit each potato sweethearts’ sense of taste.

Evaluate his recipes underneath and share their most loved via web-based networking media with “GMA” to give us how it turned out.

1. Momma Mauro’s Famous Mashed Potatoes


5 pounds Idaho reddish brown potatoes, stripped and cut into 1-inch pieces

1 tablespoon Kosher salt

1.5 sticks of butter, 1 mellowed and 1/2 dissolved, in addition to additional for greasing

6 ounces cream cheese

1 cup half-and-half, warmed

2 cloves of garlic, zested

1/2 tablespoon split black pepper

1/4 cup fresh minced chives

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced


Include the potatoes, one tablespoon salt to an enormous pan and cover with water. Heat to the point of boiling and cook over medium-high warmth until fork delicate, around 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes and put aside to dry.

Whip together the cream cheese and one stick softened butter in an enormous bowl with a hand mixer on medium speed until completely mixed, around two minutes.

Include the still warm potatoes substituting with the half-and-half. Whip until mixed. Include garlic, pepper and season with salt to taste.

Pour the potato blend into lubed, 9 x 14 glass baking dish. Refrigerate for as long as two days.

At the point when prepared to heat and serve top with a large portion of a stick of melted butter and heat at 350 degrees until bubbly and somewhat brilliant, around 45 minutes.

Decorated with minced chives.

Keep warm in 200 degree broiler or tent with foil for up to 1-2 hours until ready to serve.

2. Pecan Brown Sugar Butter Sweet Potato


3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, quartered and cut into around 1/4-inch “wedges”

1 stick margarine, room temp

1/4 cup substantial cream

2 enormous eggs, whisked

1 teaspoon vanilla separate

3 tablespoons of maple syrup

Crumble Topping

1 cup walnuts, cleaved

1/4 cup flour

1/4 cup arranged oats

6 tablespoons cold butter

1 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons of brown sugar


Heat cream and butter in a medium sauce dish until dissolved. Include sweet potatoes and delicately stew, secured, stirring frequently, for around 30 minutes or until potatoes are overly delicate.

When delicate, include maple syrup and crush with potato masher or hand blender until smooth and uniform.

Season to taste with a lot of salt and pepper.

Spot into shallow 9×13 heating dish sprayed with non-stick splash.

Include every single garnish fixing into a food processor and pulse 10 – 15 times until butter is pea-sized.

Top over pureed potatoes and heat at 350 degrees until bubbly and brilliant, around 30 – 35 minutes.

3. Creamy Slow Cooker Mashed Root Vegetables with Crunchy Top


1/2 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces

1/2 pound parsnips, peeled and 1/4 inch cut

1 pound celery root, peeled and 1/4 inch cut

3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled 1/4 inch cut

4 cloves of garlic, ground on a rasp

2 tablespoons butter

2 cups bubbling water (from tea pot is most straightforward!)

1/2 – 1 cup of overwhelming cream

4 tablespoons butter

1 cup pummeled butter crackers

2 tablespoons minced new chives


Spot root vegetables, potatoes, salt, spread and garlic in moderate cooker. Cover and Low for 6-8 hours and High for 4-6 hours until veggies are too delicate.

Once everything is mash-able, pound with potato masher straightforwardly in moderate cooker until smooth. Mix in overwhelming cream a piece at once until wanted consistency. Include butter and mix.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Top with butter crackers and chives and serve.

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