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Garlic Mash Potatoes

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“This recipe came from the LCBO Food & Drink publication. Whole garlic cloves give texture to the potatoes - as well as incredible flavour. Vampires beware!!!”

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  1. To easily peel the garlic cloves, remove the root end, then add to boiling water& agitate with a whisk.
  2. Heat oil in a small saute pan over medium low heat.
  3. Add garlic& brown the cloves, turning often, for 3- 4 minutes.
  4. Add wine, season with salt& pepper and gently simmer until garlic is very soft (about 15- 20 minutes).
  5. If you run out of liquid, add a little water& continue cooking until the garlic softenens& becomes glazed with the reduced liquid.
  6. Reserve.
  7. Quarter potatoes& cover with cold, salted water.
  8. Bring pot to boil on high heat, reduce to simmer& cool until potatoes are fork tender.
  9. Meanwhile, melt butter in another pot, add cream& warm.
  10. Thoroughly drain the potatoes.
  11. Add the cream mixture, a little at a time, while mashing the potatoes.
  12. Finally fold in the braised garlic cloves.
  13. Season with pepper& nutmeg.

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