Private family recipes are those that we cling to and sometimes hesitate to share. I know that I have beloved friends who cannot part with their sacred family recipes. And that's OK! I get that. However, this is a family recipe that I know came from someone else. So why should I hoard it just for my family alone? Are these mashed potatoes Italian; well, probably not . . . but with the fresh garlic included, these American mashed potatoes come pretty close! Besides, I'm American and not just Italian and I love all of our country's American food traditions for Thanksgiving! And … Read More . . .