RECIPE FROM "SANDY'S
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Contributed by Doree Donley
18 cloves garlic, peeled
1 cup olive oil
8 russet potatoes
4 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup Asiago cheese, grated 2 tbsp.
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Salt and pepper, to taste
Put the garlic and olive oil in a heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat and simmer until soft; 30 to 40 minutes. Drain
off oil Puree garlic; set aside. Meanwhile, prick potatoes with a fork and bake in a 400 degree oven for 1 hour, or until soft. While still hot, peel and mash.
Melt butter in heavy cream; whisk in pureed garlic. Stir into potatoes. Stir in cheeses and season with salt and pepper. Spoon into a casserole dish. Place in a 400 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned and bubbling.