Mashed Potatoes With Bacon And Chives
Thanksgiving would simply not be Thanksgiving without a heaping bowl of mashed potatoes on the table. It seems we all have our own opinions on how mashed potatoes should taste. I’ll admit, I’m a total mashed potato snob. Plain mashed potatoes (made with milk, butter and salt & pepper) simply will not do. I for one, happen to like my mashed potatoes jacked up with bacon, chives, sour cream, cream cheese, lots of butter and a little salt & pepper.
Jacked Up Mashed Potatoes
8-10 large potatoes
1 to 1 1/2 cups sour cream
1/4 cup unsalted butter
4 oz. cream cheese
3 tablespoons fresh chives (reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish)
8 slices of cooked (crisp) bacon (reserve 3 slices for garnish)
Salt & pepper to taste
Simply boil your potatoes until soft. Drain. Toss potatoes into your KitchenAid Mixer bowl, add all ingredients and combine until smooth. Garnish with reserved bacon and chives.