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Old-Fashioned Garlic Mashed Potatoes

10 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
6 garlic cloves (or equivalent)
8 tablespoons butter
23 cup whipping cream or 23 cup heavy cream
3 ounces cream cheese
2 eggs
12 cup minced chives
1 12 tablespoons salt
12 teaspoon white pepper


Using a large pot, cover potato cubes and garlic with water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, reduce to low, then simmer until tender and easily pierced by sharp knife (about 30 min). Press potatoes and garlic through a ricer. Stir in the rest of ingredients using a wire whisk. Serve immediately or store in an ovenproof casserole dish. This can be prepared up to a week ahead and frozen. If defrosted warm potatoes at 350F for 30 minutes. If frozen warm at 350F for 75 minutes. (Optional Instructions- Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Boil potatoes for about 20 minutes until tender as above. Put potatoes through ricer and combine with all other ingredients including garlic which could have been minced garlic in a jar from supermarket).

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