Gone are the days when whipped potatoes were just bland little side dishes like this...
Why, if you'd let me loose in the kitchen, chaps, you could be eating tantalizing delights such as this...
|Apple bacon cheddar whipped potatoes!|
|Garlic whipped potatoes with gorgonzola piccante!|
|Chicken 'n' dumplins with whipped potatoes and green beans!|
|Sour cream and garlic whipped potatoes! (Recipe follows)|
5 pounds yellow potatoes, peeled and
cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 cup butter at room temperature
1/4 cup cream cheese at room
1/2 cup warm milk, or more as needed
1 tablespoon sour cream
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
2. Beat butter and cream cheese into the potatoes with an electric mixer until butter is nearly melted. Add milk and sour cream; beat until smooth. Season with salt and black pepper.
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|Pan-seared salmon with wasabi whipped potatoes!|
|Sour cream and chive whipped potatoes with... whatever that is...|
|And even - wait for it - whipped potato quesadillas!|
|That's right - turkey cupcake with roasted garlic whipped potato frosting! It's like I've died and gone to heaven, it really is.|