Simmer 2 pounds small potatoes in salted water until tender, about 20 minutes; drain. Cool slightly, then peel. Heat 1 cup milk with 1/2 stick butter. Mash the potatoes with the hot milk and stir in 1 cup shredded cheddar. Top with crumbled cooked bacon and sliced scallions.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos
Recipe courtesy Food Network Magazine