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  • 1 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 1 pounds - parmesan cheese
  • 4 slices - bacon, crisp-cooked, crumbled
  • 2 - green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons - fresh chives, snipped
  • 1 tablespoons - fresh thyme, snipped
  • 1 tablespoons - fresh rosemary, snipped
  • 1/4 cups - unsalted butter, cut up
  • 4 pounds - potatoes, peeled, finely sliced (about 12 cups)
  • - salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cups - whole milk
  • 3/4 cups - whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons - all-purpose flour
  • - snipped fresh rosemary and thyme, for garnish
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Brush the bottom of a 3-quart rectangular or oval baking dish with the olive oil; set aside. Using a wide vegetable peeler, shave Parmesan into thin strips (about 4 cups); set aside.
    In a small bowl combine bacon, green onion and chives. In prepared baking dish, place half the potatoes. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. each salt and freshly ground black pepper, half of the bacon mixture, and half the herbs. Top with half the Parmesan. Dot with half the butter. Repeat layers. In a small bowl whisk together whole milk, whipping cream, and flour; pour evenly over potatoes.
    Bake, covered, for 1 1/2 hours. Increase temperature to 400 degrees F. Bake, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes more or until potatoes are tender and top is golden brown. Makes 24 (1/2 -cup) servings.

    Brief Description

    A delicious twist of potato gratin with added bacon and Parmesan.

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    Category:  Vegetables

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 45 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 45 min


    Better Homes & Gardens

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    November 3, 2012

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