My folly is your find with these Herb Garlic Mashed Potatoes! When I was trying to cook up some steak fries yesterday, I accidentally over-cooked my potatoes, to the point where all I could do was mash 'em up!

Here's the condensed recipe for the Herb Garlic Mashers


  • four ounces of butter
  • one bulb of garlic
  • one teaspoon dried parsley
  • one teaspoon dried basil
  • one teaspoon salt, divided
  • a third cup of milk

Step 1: Prep the Poatoes

I don't know why I do it this way, but I always let the potatoes soak in a cold water bath for about 15 min before I do anything with them. It helps to get the dirt off, I think. After they soaked, I quartered each potato, and set them into a large pot to boil.

I always make garlic butter and had never heard of this technique. I always roast my garlic in the oven, with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper, very low and slow. It's come out so creamy and delicious, like candy. I use that lovely mixture to create my garlic butter. My friends and I devour it. It's a must have in my fridge lol<br>Years ago, I travelled through Gilroy with a friend as we drove up the coast from San Simeon to SF. <br>I'll never forget the tiny bits of white papery skins blowing in the wind. I like your style, it's fun reading your Instructables. Even funnier, discovering that you work here!! I'm happy that I stumbled upon your account today. Peace
I cook my garlic with the potato

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