For all those people asking how to make the best mashed potatoes, here they are! Just in time for Thanksgiving!
- 3 lbs Golden Yukon Potatoes
- 1 C + 2 TBS Olive Oil
- 1/2 C Garlic Cloves + 12 Garlic Cloves
- 1 C Heavy Cream
- 2 OZ Butter
- Salt and White Pepper To Taste
Procedure: Place 1/2 cup of garlic cloves and 1 cup of olive oil in a sauce pot on medium-low heat for 20 minutes.
In the meantime peel and quarter potatoes and place in a large pot with cold water and the 12 garlic cloves. Salt the water to make it taste like the ocean and cook on medium-high heat for 20-25 minutes.
Once the garlic is done roasting strain and reserve the oil.
Puree the garlic cloves in a food processor and stir it into the cream in a small pot on low heat.
Once the potatoes and garlic are done cooking, strain and run through a food mill until smooth into a large bowl.
Add in butter, 3/4 Cup of the roasted garlic cream, 2 TBS of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
Fold in ingredients and adjust seasonings to taste.
Serve hot and enjoy!