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Carson's Mom's Cloud Nine Mashed Potatoes

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Siri Pinter and Carson Daly's family recipes for green bean casserole and mashed potatoes with bacon and vodka
TODAY Show: Siri Pinter and Carson Daly share their family recipes for Thanksgiving classics: green bean casserole and mashed potatoes with bacon and vodka. -- November 4, 2015Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
SERVINGS
8
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(394)

Ingredients

  • 12 medium potatoes
  • 2/3 cup half and half (or milk)
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup gin (or vodka)
  • Cooked and crumbled bacon
  • Roasted garlic, to taste
  • Chef notes

    In a creative spin, Siri and Carson Daly dress up mashed potatoes with crumbled bacon — and booze!

    Preparation

    Cook and drain peeled potatoes. Shake over low heat to dry. Beat in hot half and half and butter. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix in gin or vodka.

    Add cooked and crumbled bacon and roasted garlic if you'd like.