By Sydney Mondry
Updated Nov 24, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
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Some would argue that mashed potatoes—the classic, Turkey Day staple—are the glue of a Thanksgiving feast. Sometimes, though, this side dish actually takes on the consistency of glue. Watch below as Ann Taylor Pittman, the executive food editor of Cooking Light, cleverly demonstrates the technique for flawless mashed spuds. Hint: It involves a little elbow grease.