Garlic-Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

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Garlic-Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

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...

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 substance that would bind the potatoes in terms of both flavor and texture, we combined 1/2 cup of cream cheese with 4 tablespoons of melted butter and some reserved potato cooking water; we added the mixture to the quickly drying smash, bringing it to a unified and creamy consistency.

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Season 6, Ep. 608
Meat and PotatoesSeason 6, Ep. 608

What’s for Sunday dinner? Around many American tables, it’s meat and potatoes. Beef brisket is a good choice and a nice change from pot roast or beef stew. Although inexpensive and not so difficult to...