Cover potatoes and garlic with water in 4-quart saucepot. Bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain.
Return potatoes to saucepot; mash. Stir in remaining ingredients until melted.
Blue Cheese & Black Pepper Mashed Potatoes - Stir in 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese and 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper.
Parmesan & Herb Mashed Potatoes - Stir in 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese and 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley.