When you find hicans, be sure to adorn them with the simple ingredients in this recipe so the true flavor shines through. Pecans or walnuts can be substituted, but hicans are worth the search.
How much thought does anyone really put into this dinnertime basic? It may be simple but made with a little more thought they can be perfect. This technique eliminates the chance of ending up with pasty, glue-like mashed potatoes and rewards the extra effort with light and fluffy results.