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  • What is the best way to cook potatoes au gratin?

  • Made simply with sliced potatoes, heavy cream, and grated cheese, potatoes au gratin is the ultimate comfort food. Preheat the oven to 350F and set an oven rack in the middle position. Grease an 8-inch (or 2-quart) baking dish with butter. In a large mixing bowl, toss the potatoes with the salt and pepper until evenly coated.

  • How do you make a baked potato salad?

  • Place the potatoes in a large bowl and toss with the salt and pepper. Be sure the potatoes are evenly coated. Butter a 2-quart baking dish. Arrange some of the potato slices, edges overlapping, in a single layer on the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle a quarter of the cheese over the potatoes. Pour a quarter of the cream over top.

  • What kind of potatoes are best for au gratin potatoes?

  • Use russet potatoes or another starchy potato (like Yukon Gold) for the best texture and the creamiest sauce. Add finely-diced or thinly-sliced onions to the layers of potatoes in the dish if you’d like some onion flavor in the au gratin potatoes. Au gratin potatoes and ham are a classic combination!

  • How do you make a potato and cream sauce recipe?

  • Make the cream sauce in a skillet. Add half of the cheese and whisk just until the cheese melts smoothly into the sauce. Arrange half of the potatoes in a 2-quart baking dish, and season with a little bit of salt. Pour half of the sauce over top. Arrange the remaining potatoes in the dish, season with salt, and pour remaining sauce over top.