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Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jill Hofler
Added: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 clove garlic
1 T. butter
2 1/2 lbs. red potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
2 cups half and half
1 cup whole milk
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
Dash of freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
1 cup Gruyere or other hard Swiss cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
Rub a garlic clove over the surface of a 9X13 inch dish or 12 inch gratin pan and let dry.
Rub one T. soft butter over the surface of the dish.
Place milk, half and half and potatoes in a large pot, adding salt and pepper to taste and a dash of nutmeg. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook, stirring for 5 minutes.
Pour potatoes and milk into casserole dish.
Press down top layer of potatoes so they are immersed in liquid.
Top with grated cheese.
Bake for 45 minutes to one hour, until bubbly and cheese is golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour and 1/2 including cooking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Use the food processor to be sure the potatoes are all the same size and shape and they will cook evenly.
This is an elegant dish with ham.

 

 

 

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