Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

Makes 4.5 kg (10 pounds) to serve a crew

4.5 kg (10 pounds) potatoes, peeled and quartered
1.1 kg (2 1/2 pounds) butter, cubed
591 ml (2 1/2 cups) hot milk
75 ml (5 tablespoons) salt
20 ml (1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon) ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Simmer potatoes until tender.

2.  Run potatoes through the medium blade of a food mill.

3.  Using a potato masher, mix in the remaining ingredients. May be refrigerated for up to three days.