The way to accomplish this is by ensuring that the cooked potatoes are as dry as possible. And also, you don't want to overwork the potatoes. That means no puréeing them in a food processor. And of course, it helps to buy the right type of potatoes to begin with.
This simple guide, How to Make Mashed Potatoes, will explain the technique from start to finish. And here are some more great potato recipes:
- Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Broccoli Mashed Potatoes
- Mashed Sweet Potatoes
- Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
- How to Bake a Potato
- Potato Gnocchi Recipe