8 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 1/2 pounds yams, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese salt and pepper to taste
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8 inch square baking dish.
2 Place garlic in small ovenproof bowl, and drizzle with olive oil. Roast for 30 minutes, or until very soft. Cool and peel the garlic, and reserve the oil.
3 Boil potatoes and yams in a large pot of salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup liquid.
4 Place potatoes and yams in a large bowl with milk, butter, rosemary, garlic, and reserved olive oil. Mash to desired consistency, adding reserved cooking liquid as needed. Mix in 1/4 cup cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
5 Bake until heated through and golden on top, about 45 minutes.
Makes 10 servings
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