Sending out an SOS to all food photographers that can make mashed potatoes look good! Seriously, how do you make this look appetizing? No clue. You’ll just have to trust me, folks. This side dish is elegantly dressed up for dinner with its culinary bow tie: truffle oil. Truffle infused olive oil adds an earthy, sinful, deep flavor that makes these potatoes irresistible. You can find truffle oil at Whole Foods, World Market, and a variety of speciality stores. These luxurious potatoes stand out from your run-of-the-mill spuds, and are sure to impress kids from 1 to 92.

Truffled Potatoes
Prep Time: 25 min. Cook Time: 10 min.


2 lbs. golden potatoes, peeled and quartered
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup heavy cream, warmed
1 tablespoon truffle oil
Salt and pepper to taste


Boil potatoes until fork tender. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Using electric beaters, blend the potatoes, butter, heavy cream, truffle oil, salt, and pepper until smooth. Serve warm.