Cooking Joy

It’s that time of the year, when families gather and enjoy a big meal together, and well, let’s be honest, get fat together. Oh yes, Christmas is just a couple days away and I already know that some of y’all cannot cook,  so I’m here to supply you with one of the best side dishes to add to your Christmas dinner, mashed potatoes.

Mashed potatoes recipe:

Preparation: 10 Minutes 

Cook: 30 Minutes 

Ready: 40 Minutes 



-2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered -salt and pepper (seasoned to taste)

– ½  cup of Milk 

-½ cups of sour cream 

-¼ cup of freshly cut chives 

Double in ingredients to make a bigger portion 



  1. Set a big pot with water and bring the water to a boil and add salt to the boiling water.
  2. Place 2 pounds of Golden Potatoes, peeled, and quartered, into boiling water and boil for 25 minutes. To test if your potatoes are cooked fully , stick a fork through the potatoes, and if your fork comes out with no problems, then they are ready.
  3. Drain potatoes from water.
  4. To mash your potatoes, oh can get a handheld potato masher, or an electric mixer, and mash/mix your potatoes until nicely, add ½ cups of milk while mixing.
  5. Once potatoes are mashed stir in ½ cups of sour cream and chives.
  6. Season to liking.