Delectable Mashed Potatoes
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Recipe type: side dish
Serves: 10
 
Ingredients
  • 4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1½-inch cubes
  • ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon minced fresh sage
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1 (8 ounce) block of cream cheese
  • 2¼ cups (packed; about 9 ounces) coarsely grated sharp white cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook potatoes in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons sage; stir until butter begins to brown, about 3 minutes. Add cream and milk; bring to simmer.
  3. Drain potatoes; return to pot. Stir over medium heat until excess moisture evaporates. Add cream mixture to mash potatoes. Stir in 2¼ cups cheese. Season potatoes with salt and pepper. Butter 8- to 10-cup baking dish. Transfer to prepared dish. (Can be made 2 days ahead. Cover with plastic; chill.)
  4. Bakes potatoes at 375°F, uncovered, until heated through and golden brown, about 45 minutes.
Recipe by Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice at http://kathleenssugarandspice.com/2012/11/19/delectable-mashed-potato-recipe/