An easy-to-cook recipe for mashed potatoes can be found on AllRecipes.com. It requires potatoes, milk and butter, as well as salt and pepper to taste.
To make 4 servings of mashed potatoes, first peel and quarter 2 pounds of baking potatoes, then bring a pot of salted water to the boil and add the potatoes. Cook for approximately 10 minutes, or until tender but firm, then drain.
Combine 2 tablespoons of butter with 1 cup of milk in a small saucepan on low heat until thoroughly melted. Following this, pour the mixture slowly over the potatoes, then blend together until smooth and creamy. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.