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Servings: 4

Cost: $5.78 /serving


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Step 1

On a cutting board, peel the potatoes. Place the potatoes in a large bowl of cold water after peeling to avoid discoloration.

Step 2

Cut the potatoes into 1-inch (2 cm) cubes.

Step 3

Add the potatoes to a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 12 minutes.

Step 4

In a small saucepan, bring the milk, heavy cream, and garlic to a simmer over low heat.

Step 5

Remove the pot from the heat and strain the cream through a fine mesh sieve.

Step 6

Drain the potatoes in a colander and transfer back to the pot.

Step 7

Mash the potatoes with a potato masher, potato ricer, or by pushing through a fine mesh sieve with a spatula.

Step 8

Add the cubed cold butter and salt. Stir to combine.

Step 9

Gradually add the cream mixture to the potatoes, little by little, until fully incorporated.

Step 10

Top with freshly ground black pepper and sprinkle with chives and serve.

Step 11


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