Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes - 4, 5 or 6Qt. Roaster
5 lbs russet potatoes
1/2 cup butter
1 cup milk
3 oz cream cheese
1/4 cup butter
8 oz sour cream
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup chives
1 tsp salt
pepper to taste
Peel and cut potatoes in 1½ to 2" chunks. Place in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil until tender. Drain.
Transfer potatoes to a large bowl. Mash potatoes, add butter and 1 cup milk and continue to blend until smooth. Stir in cream cheese, sour cream, 1/2 cup milk, chives, salt and pepper. Refrigerate overnight.
Put potatoes in Nesco® Roaster and smooth in cookwell with back of spoon. Set at 200º F for 1 hour to reheat potatoes. Then turn temperature up to 350º F for 1 hour to roast.
Leave potatoes in roaster at 150º F until ready to serve. Once roasted, they will remain moist and delicious up to 2 hours.
Submitted by Jamie Parchman, Rio Hondo, TX