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Susan’s Decadent Holiday Mashed Potatoes

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“Every year, I created a different mashed potato recipe in an effort to satisfy guest who did not eat gravy. The goal was to make mashed potatoes so good that gravy was unnecessary. I did serve pan gravy made with wine for those who desired it, but these potatoes can stand alone.”

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  1. In large stockpot, cover potatoes with water.
  2. Gather butter, yogurt, milk and cream cheese. Let stand to reach room temperature.
  3. Cook potatoes until tender, adding more water as needed.
  4. Drain and return to stockpot.
  5. Add butter, garlic, yogurt and cream cheese; beat until smooth.
  6. Stir in parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
  7. Add small amount of warmed milk, if needed.
  8. Garnish with chives just before serving.
  9. These potatoes can be made ahead and often have a better flavor as a result. When serving the next day, add milk to thin as desired.

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