1 Medium Head Garlic
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
2 Pounds Russet Potatoes
4 Tablespoons Butter, Softened
1/2 Cup Milk
Salt And Pepper To Taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Drizzle garlic with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap in aluminum foil. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
Peel potatoes and cut into 1 - 2 inch cubes. Put into a pot of salted water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and transfer to a mixing bowl or back into pot.
Remove the garlic from the oven, and cut in half. Squeeze the softened cloves into the potatoes.
Stir in butter, milk, salt and pepper.
Blend potatoes with an electric mixer or a hand masher until smooth and creamy.