Sliced potatoes bathed in luscious cream and topped with golden cheese and breadcrumbs deserve a place at any holiday table.
Potatoes Au Gratin is a decadent but easy-to-make dish to serve alongside roast, turkey, or prime rib. Sliced potatoes layered with onion, thyme, and a little Gruyere cheese are baked together in cream until meltingly soft.
You can make quick work of the recipe by slicing the potatoes with a food processor slicing blade, then blanch the potatoes in cream, load them into a baking dish, and pop them in the oven!
THE POTATOES: WHAT KIND AND HOW TO PREP
I personally love the creamy texture of yellow waxy potatoes like Yukon Golds in this gratin, but many people like floury Russet (baking) potatoes because they soak up a lot of cream.
If you opt for Russet potatoes because that’s what you have on hand or you just prefer them, you may have…