Perfect Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- 4 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled, and cut into 3 inch pieces
- 4 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1 1/4 cups whole milk
- 5 tablespoons tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces
- Salt and pepper to taste
Directions:Place potatoes and garlic cloves in a large pot of salted water and bring to boil. Cook until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain completely and return to pot.In a small saucepan, heat milk with butter over medium low heat until butter is melted (do not boil); set aside. Using potato ricer, press potatoes and garlic into large mixing bowl. Add milk mixture; stir to blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper.