Epicurious: 4 Levels of Mashed Potatoes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious


Published on: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

4 Levels of Mashed Potatoes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different skill levels - an amateur, a home cook, and a professional - to make their version of mashed potatoes, just in time for Thanksgiving. Once no 'tater had been left unsmashed, we asked a food scientist to review their work. Whose mashed potatoes were worthy of seconds?

Check out the level 3 recipe on the ICE blog: https://www.ice.edu/blog/mashed-potatoes-with-smoked-hay

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4 Levels of Mashed Potatoes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

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  • Jaquelynn Miller

    Jaquelynn Miller

     2 hours ago

    i love the personality of lorenzo!

  • Connor Cherry

    Connor Cherry

     4 hours ago

    I don't want my mash to smell like hay

  • Bronzed Beast

    Bronzed Beast

     5 hours ago

    "Earthy Musky flavor" doesn't sound so appealing.

  • Suraya Hani

    Suraya Hani

     8 hours ago

    Level 3 chef has to plan making mashed potatoes for dinner 2 days before. Dedication.

  • Deveney Smit

    Deveney Smit

     9 hours ago

    “Who doesn’t like butter?” Ehh me 🙃

  • Erin Woolbright

    Erin Woolbright

     11 hours ago +1

    I love Emily. She is my soulmate 😍😋🤣

  • Lolita Candy

    Lolita Candy

     11 hours ago

    I never knew some people boil the water before putting the potato wut... Im a level2 at mashed potatoes aye!
    But i dont add much butter.. i use cream cheese, i like thick texture

  • Roger Regor

    Roger Regor

     11 hours ago

    Hay? Tf are we horses?

  • lyla-ish


     12 hours ago

    take a shot every time the level 3 says "note" or "notes"

  • Ginrikuzuma


     12 hours ago

    Level 1 - I smashed these potatoes

    Me - I just added milk and water to the smashed potato flakes in a box

  • Mimi 1643678965

    Mimi 1643678965

     13 hours ago

    It’s be cool if they could have a Gordon Ramsay as a level 3 for a surprise guest.

  • Laksh Patel

    Laksh Patel

     13 hours ago

    Level 1 and 2 chef: does something
    Level 3 chef: I'm about to ruin this whole mans career

  • Tiffany Fidler

    Tiffany Fidler

     13 hours ago

    Nope. After the BS french toast video with Emily, I'm not wat thing this. runs away from my phone

  • Soho Pizza

    Soho Pizza

     13 hours ago

    Lorenzo needs his own show.

  • Pascal Leroux

    Pascal Leroux

     14 hours ago

    That level 3 presentation made it look like a white turd. What is he doing?

  • Fluminox5284 -

    Fluminox5284 -

     15 hours ago

    No one:
    Barry: HaY

  • lieke k

    lieke k

     17 hours ago

    Lorenzo has to make his own cooking channel

  • iLMCR


     18 hours ago

    What in the buttery hell is Lorenzo doing?! That’ll be the last meal I’ll ever eat if I eat that lol

  • C. French

    C. French

     18 hours ago

    Highly dislike the armature chef something about that man... nope non approved

  • lazenbear


     19 hours ago

    Level 3: the cook you want to be.
    Level 2: the cook you think you are.
    Level 1: the cook you actually are.