Garlic-Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2004

When there's no gravy and the potatoes have to stand on their own, lots of home cooks "smash" them. But good smashed potatoes are hard to find.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME1½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For our smashed potato recipe, we were after chunks of potato bound by a rich, creamy puree. Red Bliss potatoes were the best choice for smashing, since their compact structure held up well under pressure. Wanting a tangy yet creamy substan...

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