Today I discuss some basics on making great mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving Dinner. So easy to make yet so easy to mess up. Mashed potatoes are essential to complete your holiday table….
Try this tasty twist on the always favorite mashed potatoes side dish. Simple way to add some healthy and tasty green asparagus to your meals….
Created By: Chef Keith Snow
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
A rich mixture of milk, cream, herbs and garlic used to make a “tea” like mixture to flavor things like mashed potatoes or Au gratin potatoes.
2 cups whole milk
2 cups whipping cream or heavy cream
3 garlic cloves peeled and smashed
1 large bunch fresh Thyme
1 stick butter…optional…but an option I would choose ever time!
1. In a deep sauce pot add liquids and remaining ingredients.
2. Bring to a simmer and steep the mixture at the simmer for about 20 minutes.
3. Use mixture for mashed potatoes and you will be rewarded!
Chef’s Note: This mixture will expand and will boil over and catch fire if left unattended. Do not boil! Do not leave and go watch TV.