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The Best Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Madeline Loughman
Added: Monday, May 29, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2T. salted butter, cold
2 lb. Yukon Gold potatoes (6 medium size), peeled and thinly sliced
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2c. half and half
1/2c. heavy cream

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325F.
Rub 1T. butter on the bottom of a 2-quart baking dish.
Overlap the potatoes in 3 layers, sprinkling each layer with a little salt. Pour the half and half over the potatoes, just to cover them; dot the top with the remaining butter. Bake in the middle of the oven for 45 minutes.
Spoon the heavy cream carefully over the top layer of potatoes and continue to bake for another 45 minutes, or until golden brown. Serves 6.

 

 

 

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