Photo: Tina Rupp; Styling: Renata Chaplynsky
1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan; cover with cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife (about 20 minutes). Drain; return to pot over low heat.
2. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Mash potatoes with a potato masher to desired consistency.