Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Mashed PotatoesAlright this is an easy one.  But it’s a favorite.  They are quite tasty.  And they are a starch – well established that I quite enjoy them.  And there’s garlic.  In abundance.  What’s better than that?

I don’t like my mashed potatoes all smooth and well mixed.  That’s not to say I like artificially lumpy mashed.  Nay nay.  I don’t use a mixer either, it seems like cheating a bit.  I have a heavy potato masher and it’s a lovely therapeutic thing to give everything a solid thrashing.

This recipe is a bit of a staple.  Many people have different mashed potato recipes, I’m sure they’re probably all right.  This one isn’t healthy, really.  Don’t expect weight watchers with this one.  What you will get is a really tasty side, or snack, or a meal if you feel the way I do about potatoes. Continue reading