For Thanksgiving I decided to try a little experiment with the potatoes and it worked out really well.  The end produce was excessively rich, but damn did it taste good.

Whipped potatoes with blue cheese, cream cheese, bacon and chives

Whipped potatoes with blue cheese, cream cheese, bacon and chives

The recipe is pretty simple:

  1. Boil a dozen red potatoes for about 45 minutes
  2. Drain the potatoes, put them in the mixer and blend until smooth
  3. Add 1/4 cup of whipping cream and keep blending
  4. Add 1 cup of cream cheese and keep blending
  5. Add 2 tablespoons of crushed and minced garlic
  6. Add 1/4 cup of blue cheese
  7. Add 1/2 cup of cooked and chopped up bacon
  8. Add 1/4 cup of minced chives
  9. Blend at high speed until the whole thing is smooth
  10. Done