Lesley Balla

Lesley is an associate editor at Taste of Home working on digital content. When she’s not tracking cooking and food trends, you'll find her her whipping up something in her kitchen with whatever seasonal produce she picked up at the farmers market, hiking, and roadtripping with her husband and adorable pup Pucci.
Mashed Potatoes with Butter on a Wooden Table

How to Make Instant Mashed Potatoes Taste Better

Instant mashed potatoes are so easy and convenient. You don't need any special tools, and there's no peeling potatoes! Even better, they don't have to taste like they came from a box if you follow these methods for how to make instant mashed potatoes better.