Yukon gold potatoes are small to medium size potatoes with light yellow flesh and a creamy flavor. Use for mashed potatoes or any recipe that would call for red skinned potatoes. Purchase Yukon golds at most grocery stores or your local farmer's market.
There are more "yellow potato" options you'll find in your grocery store. The Idaho Potato Commission suggests these tips when using the Yukon Gold or other yellow potatoes for mashed potatoes:
These potatoes are very easy to grow. I grew them last year and got several pounds of potatoes from one 1 lb bag of seed potatoes. You can buy seed potatoes at your local nursery of buy them online.