As much as we love them, mashed potatoes can seem a bit plain next to the other, brighter dishes on the holiday table. So we were excited to test a recipe from Marietta, a home cook in upstate New York, for sage mashed potatoes (see Article: Our Town), which involves a few ingenious methods for infusing the herb's brisk fragrance into the mash. Here's how to do it.
This recipe comes from SAVEUR contributing editor Rick Bayless.
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