Monday, June 18, 2012

Scalloped Potatoes

Today is reveal day for Secret Recipe Club! This month I was assigned a wonderful, fun blog,
A Day in The Life. It is authored by Danielle, who is the mother to 2 adorable little boys, and she lives in beautiful Kentucky, which is right across the river from where I grew up, and it holds a special place in my heart. Danielle's blog has many recipes to choose from, but I chose this particular recipe because I thought it would be a wonderful addition to our Father's Day festivities. And it was! Delicious Scalloped Potatoes!



Scalloped Potatoes
1 1/2 cups Heavy Cream 
1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
2 pounds Russet Potatoes
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese


Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. 
         Butter or spray a casserole dish.




Peel your potatoes, and then
using a mandolin or slicer, cut your potatoes
into 1/8" slices.












In a medium saucepan, over medium low heat, warm up the cream, thyme, garlic and nutmeg. Keep your eye on the cream because you do not want it to boil over.














Place a layer of potatoes in the bottom of your prepared casserole dish, overlapping slightly.
Season with pepper. 












Pour about 1/3 of the cream mixture over the potatoes.
Sprinkle some of the parmesan and cheddar over the potatoes.







Do this for 2 more layers.






Bake, uncovered, for 40-45 minutes.










Enjoy!








Thanks Danielle for a great recipe, that was loved by all and made a delicious
addition to our Father's Day celebration!


I made a few changes to this recipe. To see Danielle's exact recipe
go to www.danielledeskins.blogspot.com



15 comments:

  1. There is not much better than a big pan of SCalloped Potatoes!

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  2. I absolutely LOVE scalloped potatoes! These look heavenly!

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  3. Love scalloped potatoes! Especially with a nice ham C:

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  4. mmmm....potatoes :-D Great pick!

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  5. Yum! I love Scalloped Potatoes...this looks delicious :)

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  6. Oh YUM, I love potatoes.

    My recipe from SRC today was quick, easy and so delicious! Come check it out! http://momscrazycooking.blogspot.com/2012/06/german-chocolate-cracker-candy-secret.html

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  7. Ooh love the nutmeg in there. These look so gooey and delish

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  8. Scalloped potatoes go with everything....I have been known to eat the leftovers for breakfast! I love them. Yummy SRC selection!

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  9. I have NEVER made scalloped potatoes from anything but a box and I'm ashamed :(. I think, after reading this, the time has come to toss the box and make it from scratch! Great job!

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  10. Looks absolutely delicious!! I love that you used cheddar and parmesan cheese for this one. Wonderful choice for SRC!! :)

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  11. My first month in SRC I had Danielle's blog. I check her blog often--for great recipes and to see her cute boys! We love potatoes, this looks like a delicious recipe. Great SRC pick.

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  12. Scalloped potatoes with heavy cream? Oh, my, I'd be in heaven after my first bite. These look fantastic!

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  13. Your potatoes look perfectly delicious.

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my group "A" SRC entry: Candied Popcorn.

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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  14. This brings back memories of dinners at grandma's! They look great.

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  15. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-turkey.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

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