Crestview mom cooks up prize-winning mashed potatoes

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:52 AM.

"They're very satisfying. It's fulfilling. The flavor is awesome," Barrett said. "We do it at Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter — any excuse we have. The kids are always asking for the 'special mashed potatoes.' Our grandkids are growing up on them, too."

Want to try it?

Colleen Barrett shares her mother's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes recipe.


3 pounds potatoes, peeled

10 cups chicken broth or bouillon

15-20 baby carrots (or 4 medium carrots cut into 1-inch pieces)

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