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Potato Gratin with Juniper Recipe

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Added: Friday, January 9, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 tsp. Juniper Berries
1 cup Heavy Cream
3/4 stick (6 tbsp.) unsalted butter, melted
1 1/4 tsp. Salt
3/4 tsp. Black Pepper
2 lb. Russet (Baking) Potatoes (about 4)

Directions:
Directions:
Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375.

Finely grind Juniper Berries in grinder

Whisk together cream, butter, 1 1/4 tsp. salt, and pepper in a large bowl until combined. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/8-inch thick slices. Fold potato slices into cream mixture and transfer to baking dish, spread evenly. Cover tightly with foil and bake until potatoes are very tender, 50 minutes to 1 hour.

Preheat broiler.

Remove foil and broil potatoes 2 to 3 inches from heat until golden, about 6 minutes.

Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 side-dish servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Active: 20 Minutes. Start to finish 1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Juniper Berries available in the spice section of some supermarkets.

Special equipment: an electric coffee/spice grinder; an adjustable blade slicer, a 2-qt. flameproof shallow baking dish

 

 

 

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