How to Make the Best Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are very simple to make, but remembering a few important details will take this classic side dish from good to amazing!

How to make the best buttery mashed potatoes

These mashed potatoes have it all! They’re rich and creamy, flavorful and fluffy. They’re the perfect side dish for so many meals and you can serve them as is, with gravy, or (my favorite) with an extra drizzle of melted butter over the top.

I created this tutorial on how to make the best mashed potatoes for my friends at Go Bold with Butter— complete with the best ingredients to use, how to get that perfect creamy texture, and even how to make them ahead of time. And I’m so excited to share it with all of you!