Applebee's Copycat Recipe
2 lbs red potatoes
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup heavy cream
3 tablespoons butter
salt and black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup garlic (whole cloves)
Place a single layer of garlic cloves on a sheet of heavy-duty aluminum foil and wrap tightly.
Roast in 400F degree preheated oven for approximately 45 minutes or until soft.
Unwrap and let cool until touchable.
Peel cloves and mash with potatoes when they are ready.
Wash and rinse potatoes under cold water.
It is not necessary to peel potatoes, unless you desire.
In large sauce pan (or pot), bring red potatoes to a slow boil for approximately 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and drain in colander.
In pan or bowl, combine potatoes, peeled and roasted garlic cloves, and all other ingredients and mash with a potato masher.
Applebee's International, Inc. is the leader in the casual dining segment of the United States restaurant marketplace. The company franchises and operates more than 1,100 restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar name, about a quarter of which it owns. The eateries offer moderately priced, high-quality food and drink for all ages in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Applebee's is continuing to expand, with 1,800 outlets the company's stated goal. A smaller restaurant format has been designed for areas with populations under 25,000, to facilitate penetration of previously untapped markets.