8 Dreamy Mashed Potato Recipes

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Throw away that bag of Idaho Spuds and put in a little more effort this year. The possibilities are endless:

1. Heavy on the herbs

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Via Cooking Light

Creamy Herbed Mashed Potatoes via Cooking Light

2. For a rustic touch

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Via Let's Dish

Crispy Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes via Let's Dish

3. Ditch the potatoes

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Via Coffee and Quinoa

Mashed Butternut Squash via Coffee and Quinoa

4. Why mash when you can layer?

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Via Bon Appetit

Roasted Domino potatoes via Bon Appetit

5. Truffles make everything better

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Via Chow

Truffled Fingerling Mashed potatoes via Chow.com

6. No, wait, pesto makes everything better

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Via Yum Sugar

Pesto Mashed potatoes via Yum Sugar

7. Saffron adds flair

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Via The Shiksa in the Kitchen

Saffron Mashed Potatoes via The Shiksa in the Kitchen

8.  Bring on the butter

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Via The Pioneer Woman

Delicious Creamy Mashed Potatoes via The Pioneer Woman

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