The Dad: I think these are the best mashed potatoes ever.
The Dad: Uh, yeah.
Me: What makes them so good? The bacon?
The Dad: I'm not sure, but they're really good. Did you just mix in the stuff and bake them?
Me: Yep. Cream cheese, butter, bacon and cheese. I left out the chives for you. And I cut the recipe in half 'cause I didn't think we needed five pounds of potatoes with dinner.
The Dad: Yeah, best ever.
You heard it here, folks. The Dad declared them the best mashed potatoes, ever. I should have made the whole batch. We put away the entire baking dish with dinner. With a small amount of help from the kids.
Click here for the recipe. We had grilled sirloin steaks and steamed broccoli with the taters.
Here's dinner on my plate: