Enough water to cover potatoes
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup milk
6 slices bacon, cooked crispy, drained, and crumbled
3 cloves garlic, minced
Salt to taste
Fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 sprig fresh parsley for garnish, if desired
Place potatoes in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and continue to cook until the potatoes are fork tender. Drain.
Mash the potatoes. Add the mayonnaise, milk, bacon, garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix together well. Stir in the cheese. Garnish with a sprig of fresh parsley, if desired.
Yield: 4 servings