Potatoes

Potatoes are part of practically every Thanksgiving spread, which is why we take our spuds seriously. Your mashed should be creamy, and your roasted should be crisp.

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Easy Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan, Garlic, and Ros...

Nutty and salty grated Parmesan, minced fresh garlic, and earthy rosemary make f…

Fork-Mashed Potatoes with Herbs

Boiling the potatoes with garlic and thyme subtly seasons them as they cook.

Mashed Potato Casserole

Mashed potato casserole, with the promise of fluffy, buttery, creamy potatoes ne…

Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole

Irresistibly cheesy potatoes that can be made ahead? Your Thanksgiving just got …

Duchess Potato Casserole

For potatoes that are elegant yet easy, we revamp a fussy French classic.

Scalloped Potatoes

Classic scalloped potatoes are great for the holidays, but a slimmer, quicker ve…

Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes

Some recipes call for cooking this side dish for 2½ hours or longer. On holidays…

Roasted Potatoes

For a crisp, dense, velvety roasted potato, take low-starch potatoes, cover for …

Whipped Potatoes

Most chefs and many cookbooks will tell you that anything but the gentlest treat…

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Being able to make a large batch of mashed potatoes a day ahead of time without …

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Great mashed potatoes aren’t complicated, but you need to pay attention to the d…

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Sometimes we want a luxurious mash, one that is silky smooth and loaded with cre…

Rustic Mashed Potatoes

No peeling, no fancy ingredients, no fuss—just perfect mashed potatoes.

Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

Spuds boiled in their jackets make great mashed potatoes. But who wants burnt fi…

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Infusing mashed potatoes with the flavor of roasted garlic is easy-if you have a…

Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Most recipes for Parmesan mashed potatoes simply stir grated cheese into the pot…

Garlic-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

For just the right balance, we started by examining how garlic flavor works.

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Replacing the butter and cream with buttermilk doesn't work. (Unless you like cu…

Easy Mashed Potatoes with Parsley and Lemon

Parsley and lemon provide an unexpected approach to classic mashed potatoes.

Easy Mashed Potatoes with Horseradish and Chives

Pungent prepared horseradish and peppery minced fresh chives provide a new spin …

Easy Mashed Potatoes with Bacon, Blue Cheese, and S...

For a tribute to the loaded baked potato, we stirred in crispy bacon, crumbled b…

Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables with Bacon and ...

Adding carrots, parsnips, turnips, or celery root to mashed potatoes sounds like…

Loaded Rustic Mashed Potatoes

No peeling, no fancy ingredients, no fuss—just perfect mashed potatoes.

French-Style Mashed Potatoes (Pommes Purée)

The luxuriously rich and silky puree served in Paris is the result of tedious mi…

French Mashed Potatoes with Cheese and Garlic (Aligot)

French cookery’s intensely rich, cheesy take on mashed potatoes flouts the rules…

Roasted Smashed Potatoes

How do you produce spuds with mashed-potato creaminess and crackly-crisp crusts …

Slow-Cooker Classic Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are a staple side for almost any meal.

Reduced-Fat Mashed Potatoes

Butter and cream supply luxe flavor and texture to traditional mashed potatoes. …

Slow-Cooker Garlic and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Savory and rich, it doesn't get much better (and easier) than this.

Slow-Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Could we peel away some steps from this recipe and still end up with smashing re…

Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Delicious potatoes with a cheesy, creamy sauce are a versatile side dish for alm…

Crispy Baked Potato Fans

This stunning potato dish delivers a fluffy interior, a crisp exterior, and a ch…

Cheesy au Gratin Potatoes

Few foods seem as all-American as potatoes. But what you actually get from au gr…

Duck Fat-Roasted Potatoes

For the crispest, most flavorful roasted potatoes, rethink the fat.

Foil-Roasted Potatoes

Tired of peeling and mashing? For a perfectly simple potato side dish, reach for…

Crisp Roasted Potatoes

After weeks of testing, we discovered the secrets to the crispiest, creamiest ro…

Slow-Cooker Lemon-Herb Fingerling Potatoes

The slow cooker transforms these little potatoes into an easy and tasty side dis…

Butter-Roasted Potatoes

How do you get rich, buttery flavor in every bite of potato?

Duchess Potatoes

These decadent mashed potatoes have fallen out of favor in the U.S., but we're d…

Greek Roasted Potatoes

Just like the rest of us, potato salad sometimes needs a change of scenery. How …

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Mixed Herbs

These spuds come in assorted shapes and sizes. How do you cook them evenly?

Crisp Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

What would it take to give creamy, delicate fingerlings a crispy edge? Turns out…

Roasted Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

Making crispy potatoes that are imbued with vinegar and salt wasn’t as easy as s…

Braised Red Potatoes with Lemon and Chives

What if you could get the creamy interiors produced by steaming red potatoes and…

Melting Potatoes

It’s easy to make a few potatoes with crispy outsides and creamy interiors in a …

Potato and Leek Gratin

There’s nothing wrong with your standard potato gratin. But we wanted something …

Lighthouse Inn Potatoes

Back at the inn, this rich holiday side was made with leftover potatoes. But for…

Slow-Cooker Buttermilk Smashed Red Potatoes

Bold flavors and a rustic, chunky texture make smashed potatoes a satisfying sid…

Crispy Parmesan Potatoes

We’d seen Parmesan potatoes relegated to side-dish status, but we wanted a spud …

Salt-Crusted Fingerling Potatoes

It took 46 pounds of potatoes, but we made these spuds worth their salt.

Cheesy Ranch Potatoes

Crispy potatoes dressed with herby, tangy ranch dressing sounded like a hit. But…

Lyonnaise Potatoes

Traditionally, this pan-fried dish uses leftover potatoes, but we wanted to star…

Crushed Red Potatoes with Oregano and Capers

Say goodbye to boring, underseasoned spuds.

Crushed Red Potatoes with Garlic and Smoked Paprika

Boiled-and-buttered red potatoes can be boring. These crush that reputation.

Crushed Red Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

The secret to easy and flavorful red potatoes? Crush ’em.

Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil and Wine (Patatas P...

Lush, tender patatas panaderas deserve to be better known outside their homeland…

Potato and Blue Cheese Tart

Tarts aren't just for dessert. This beautiful, savory side dish proves the point…

Potato and Parmesan Tart

Tarts aren't just for dessert. This beautiful, savory side dish proves the point…

Best Baked Potatoes for Two

We wanted a uniformly fluffy interior encased in thin, crisp skin—and we baked n…