Recipe of the Day: Ree's Ultra-Creamy Mashed Potatoes A surprising ingredient makes old-fashioned mashed potatoes a Thanksgiving mainstay that your guests will want to reproduce for years to come. Whipped with softened butter and cream the traditional way, Ree's recipe also folds in softened cream cheese, giving it a tangy richness and a velvety quality made for gravy lakes.
Delicious, Creamy Mashed Potatoes | The Pioneer Woman Cooks | Ree Drummond. I used only 2 russet potatoes, 4 tblspns butter, about an inch off a block of cream cheese, 1/4 cup of milk, 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Yum!