Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOLMt743upI/AAAAAAAAC08/ZZngl7SPkKY/s1600/gravy.png"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5540215581161536146" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOLMt743upI/AAAAAAAAC08/ZZngl7SPkKY/s400/gravy.png" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 254px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //abr /br /I am pretty easy to please with mashed potatoes. I like it all. It doesn't matter what you put in them and I am happy. Garlic Potatoes became very popular in restaurants in the last ten years. There was a big fuss over them and really its just garlic and potatoes but adding roasted garlic really does make it taste just a little more elegant. This version is not only easy but easy on the pocketbook.br /br /br /br /bspan style="font-size: x-large;"Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes/span/bbr /1 head of garlicbr /olive oilbr /potatoes (about 8 large)br /1 cube of butter (maybe more)br /1 cup of Parmesan cheese gratedbr /1 cup of heavy cream (maybe more)br /1 green onion slicedbr /salt and pepper to tastebr /br /Morning of Thanksgiving wrap entire head of garlic covered in oil in foil. I usually like to cut the top of the garlic off.a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/CSqoYhyXA8/TOCH8vwW3SI/AAAAAAAACyE/neeBQfOiRL0/s1600/010.JPG"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5539577019346902306" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOCH8vwW3SI/AAAAAAAACyE/neeBQfOiRL0/s400/010.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 300px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //aa href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/CSqoYhyXA8/TOCH9KOu7uI/AAAAAAAACyM/jEDRYiZ6Ks0/s1600/011.JPG"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5539577026453630690" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOCH9KOu7uI/AAAAAAAACyM/jEDRYiZ6Ks0/s400/011.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 300px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //aBake 350 degrees for 1/2 hour. The smell will kill you. I forgot to do in the morning so I put it in the oven with the bird (barely)br /a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/CSqoYhyXA8/TOCH9X8JtFI/AAAAAAAACyU/DrtV08m-ml4/s1600/018.JPG"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5539577030133789778" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOCH9X8JtFI/AAAAAAAACyU/DrtV08m-ml4/s400/018.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 300px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //aTake out of the oven. Let cool for 15 minutes. Resist the urge to mix with butter and smear over the dinner rolls you are serving tonight.a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/CSqoYhyXA8/TOLMr3LxZOI/AAAAAAAAC0k/pNbKLyUA7y8/s1600/002.JPG"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5540215545538897122" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOLMr3LxZOI/AAAAAAAAC0k/pNbKLyUA7y8/s400/002.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 300px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //abr /After it cools, squeeze the garlic into a bowl and set aside. Make sure you get all that oil too.br /a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/CSqoYhyXA8/TOLMsbwMcmI/AAAAAAAAC0s/RrccW0Rf0d0/s1600/003.JPG"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5540215555355341410" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/C_SqoYhyXA8/TOLMsbwMcmI/AAAAAAAAC0s/RrccW0Rf0d0/s400/003.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 300px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //abr /45 minutes before you are ready to serve, boil your potatoes in salted water until fork tender. Drainbr /Add butter and garlic and smash. Add the heavy cream. Keep working until smooth. You could use a mixer for this. I have been guilty of it. It depends if it is dirty. It is Thanksgiving after all! Add the Parmesan cheese and green onions. Salt and pepper to taste. Keep covered until ready to serve.a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/CSqoYhyXA8/TOLMs2UdMII/AAAAAAAAC00/Rs2-nFv0yuQ/s1600/014.JPG"img alt="" border="0" id="BLOGGERPHOTOID5540215562486755458" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_C_SqoYhyXA8/TOLMs2UdMII/AAAAAAAAC00/Rs2-nFv0yuQ/s400/014.JPG" style="cursor: pointer; display: block; height: 300px; margin: 0px auto 10px; text-align: center; width: 400px;" //a

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