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“I always remembered scalloped potatoes as a labor-intensive dish, but it's really not too difficult. The recipe says there are many tidbits you can put between the layers like anchovies, onions, bacon, bell peppers). Feel free to experiment. Delicious! Recipe courtesy of The Joy of Cooking.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Drop potatoes into boiling water.
  3. Add the teaspoon of salt.
  4. Parboil potatoes about 8 minutes and drain well.
  5. Grease a 10 inch round baking dish.
  6. Place the potatoes in it in 3 layers, sprinkling each layer with flour and dotting it with butter (all in all use 2 tbsp flour and 3 to 6 tbsp butter).
  7. Also layer with chives, anchovies, bacon, bell peppers or whatever your heart desires. Ham or cheese would also be delicious.
  8. In a small saucepan, heat the milk or cream.
  9. Season with salt, paprika, and dry mustard.
  10. Pour the mixture over the potatoes.
  11. Bake about 35 minutes, testing for tenderness with a fork.

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