Food & dining

sunday supper

Recipe for scalloped potatoes

Serves 4

Butter (for the dish)
4yellow potatoes, peeled and cut into -inch-thick slices
½onion, thinly sliced
cups heavy cream
½cup milk
½teaspoon salt
Black pepper, to taste
½cup grated Gruyere cheese

1. Set the oven at 400 degrees. Butter a 9-inch baking dish. Have on hand a rimmed baking sheet.

2. In a large, wide saucepan over medium heat, combine the potatoes, onion, cream, milk, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

3. Spoon the mixture into the baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese, and set on a baking sheet. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until bubbly and golden.
Sally Pasley Vargas