Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes
4-6 Medium Sized Russet Potatoes
1-2 Cloves, Garlic - Peeled And Minced
Salt And Fresh Pepper
A Pinch Of Nutmeg
1 1/2 Cups, Half And Half
1/4 Cup Butter - Cut Into Bits
6 Tbsp Flour
8 Ounces Cheddar Cheese, Cut Into Rough Slices
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly butter a 9x12 baking dish and sprinkle minced garlic over the bottom.
Slice the potatoes 1/8" to 1/4" thick. Place a layer in the baking dish. I usually peel and slice as I go so I only use the potatoes I need.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and a small amount of nutmeg. Top with 1/3 of butter & cheese, sprinkle with 2 Tbsp flour - distribute over surface as evenly as possible.
Continue layering as such. You will have about 3 layers of potatoes. Drizzle over the half and half - it should barely cover the potatoes.
Place baking dish on a cookie sheet lined with foil to collect any spillage if potatoes boil over.
Bake in the middle of the preheated oven for about 1 1/2 hours, until potatoes are tender. Time will vary depending on thickness of potato slices. Allow to stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.
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