Mashed Potatoes for Two

Author Christina Lane


  • 2 large Russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  1. To make the potatoes, cook the potatoes in plenty of salted boiling water until tender.

  2. Drain the potatoes, and return them to the pot.

  3. Add the milk, cream, and 2 T of the butter.

  4. Taste and add salt and pepper to your liking.

  5. Divide the potatoes between two serving plates, and top with the remaining two T of butter (1 tablespoon on each plate).

  6. Ladle the Coq Au Vin on top, and serve immediately with the rest of the wine.