5NEWS Grill: Scalloped Potatoes
Simple Scalloped Potatoes
2 TBSP. unsalted butter, plus more for baking dish
1 garlic clove, smashed and peeled
3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed, peeled and
1 1/4 cups whole milk
1 1/4 cups heavy cream
1 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Butter a 2 quart shallow baking dish and rub with garlic.
Layer potatoes in a dish, overlapping slightly.
In a small bowl, combine milk, cream, salt and pepper.
Pour cream mixture over potatoes and dot with butter; cover with foil.
Place dish on a rimmed baking sheet and bake on top rack until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife; about 1 hour. Uncover and bake until top is golden brown in spots, 30 to 40 minutes.
Let rest 20 minutes before serving.
You can assemble potatoes up to 6 hours in advance and refrigerate, covered with foil.
Allow potatoes to come to room temperature before baking.
Bake along the turkey during the last 1 1/2 hours of roasting.