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How to Make Mashed Potatoes

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Prepare Potatoes
How to Make Mashed Potatoes - Boil Potatoes

How to Make Mashed Potatoes - Boil Potatoes

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Peel about 2 pounds of baking potatoes, put them in a large saucepan and cover with water. Add about 1 teaspoon of salt to each quart of water. Bring the water to a boil, cover the pan, and boil gently for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender.

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