MORE MASHED POTATOES, HONEY?

6 large potatoes, cleaned and quarted (not peeled)

2 cloves garlic

3 tbsp butter

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup half-and-half

Place potatoes and garlic in a large pot of cold water, bring to a boil, and cook for a total of 40 minutes, or until tender. When potatoes are done, melt butter in a seperate saucepan, then add salt and half-and-half. Warm on low heat for 2-3 minutes. Drain potatoes and garlic, and mash together. Add butter, salt and half-and-half, and continue mashing until smooth. If desired, add more half-and-half for smoother potatoes. Serves 6.

LYNDA MAC DONALD