Chef Mickey's Mashed Potatoes

2 1/2 lbs. peeled potatoes
8 oz. butter (2 sticks)
2 C. hot milk
4 oz. (1/4 C.) grated parmesan cheese
3 oz. scallions chopped
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon pepper

Peel the potatoes and cut into chunks and boil about 15 minutes or until tender. Drain well and mash, using a potato masher or a heavy fork. Add the butter, cheese, scallions and enough milk to desired consistency. Blend well, adding salt and pepper to taste.  (Do not use a food processor for this recipe.)