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Au Gratin Potatoes

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Peel your potatoes and slice very thin slices either with a knife or mandolin. You can also use a food processor to do this.
  3. Grease your baking dish with butter.
  4. Now start laying the potatoes into the dish. After each layer, season with salt and black pepper.
  5. Pour the Half & Half mixture over the layered potatoes, push down to immerse all the potatoes in the cream.
  6. Bake at 425°F for 50-60 minutes covered with foil, until potatoes are cooked (test with the tip of sharp knife).
  7. Then take foil off and bake for 10-20 minutes until golden on top

Baked Potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. Place potatoes on a baking sheet. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until fork tender.
  3. Slice open each potato. Place 1 Tablespoon of butter.
  4. Add additional toppings..

Mashed Potatoes

  1. Peel potatoes and then cut them up into about equal sizes.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add your potatoes. Keep boiling and cook these for 30 minutes, until a fork slides easily into the potatoes. Drain the potatoes.
  3. Put your potatoes that you drained back into the pot and put back on the burner, low heat. You are now going to just mash them with a spoon or potato masher.
  4. Add your butter, cream cheese, milk, black pepper and salt and whip until creamy.