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Cast-iron skillet potatoes Recipe

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James & Paula Oakes Lancaster. She is a great Hollenshead cook and helped the Editor immensely.

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Oakes Lancaster
Added: Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 1/2 T. butter
3 lb. peeled baking potatoes, cut into 1/8" thick slices
1 T. butter, melted and divided
1 T. fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 450. Combine salt and pepper in a sm. bowl. Melt 2 1/2 T. butter in a 10" cast-iron or ovenproof heavy skillet over med. heat. Arrange a single layer of potato slices, slightly overlapping, in a circular pattern in pan; sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. salt mixture. Drizzle 1/2 tsp. melted butter over potatoes. Repeat layers 5 times, ending with butter. Press firmly to pack. Cover and bake at 450 for 20 min. Uncover and bake an additional 25 min. or until potatoes are golden. Loosen edges of potatoes with a spatula. Place a plate upside down on top of pan; invert potatoes onto plate. Sprinkle with parsley.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Paula is the wife of James Lancaster and the daughter of Glynn and Johnette (Hollenshead) Oakes. If it comes out of a cast-iron skillet, it's gotta be good.

 

 

 

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