According to our kid testers, smashing and mushing the cooked potatoes with an old-fashioned potato masher is the best part of making this classic side dish. For a garnish, top each cloud of mashed potatoes with a homemade herbed butter pat.
This is a warming, hearty, and simple recipe that turns all your odds and ends of winter vegetables into a giant pot of nourishing soup. Let your kids add their own cheese and olive oil: they'll love feeling involved in making their dinner.
You've already done all the hard work for Thanksgiving, and now you need something easy. Leftover turkey will taste entirely different — and entirely delicious — when it's smothered in barbecue sauce. Pour, bake, shred, and eat.