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Old 03-28-2013, 12:28 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by mama_to_DJM View Post

I first made this recipe for Easter a few years ago, and I love it!! It's from Cook's Illustrated. I didn't want to type it but I found an identical copy online.

The changes that I make to this are: grate the onion instead of mince it, use a combination of half & half and milk instead of heavy cream (I did 1 cup h&h, 1/2 cup ff milk), and instead of sprinkling the top with cheese, I mixed the cheese into the sauce just before pouring it into the baking dish. I used a sharp white cheddar. It is fabulous! Let me know if you have any questions!
Thank you! It's the Holiday Scalloped Potatoes from CI that I used, and I followed it to the letter - tons of heavy cream! I like your changes. I think I'll mix some white cheddar into the cream, maybe a half cup, then put another cup of cheddar on top. I like the idea of grating the onion and minimizing the cream.
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