How do you make cheesy potatoes from scratch?
Melt butter, add sour cream, soup, onion and 1 ½ cups cheese. Toss in the potatoes (or frozen hash brown potatoes) and combine. Spread into a prepared baking dish. Top with remaining cheese and bake for 28-30 minutes or until browned and bubbly.
How do you make cheesy au gratin potatoes from scratch?
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Wash potatoes and slice into 1/8′ thin slices. Slice onion as thin as possible.
- Layer potatoes and onions in little stacks. Place stacks upright in a greased casserole dish.
- Melt butter & flour in a sauce pan and cook 2-3 minutes.
- Spoon cheese sauce over potatoes.
Why are they called funeral potatoes?
Why are they called funeral potatoes? Funeral potatoes get their unique name from being a crowd-pleasing casserole served as a side dish at after-funeral luncheons (particularly in the culture of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints).
How do you make au gratin potatoes from scratch?
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk.
- Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake 1 hour. Uncover; bake 30-40 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
What is the difference between scalloped potatoes and potatoes au gratin?
The most common difference is that scalloped potatoes are cooked in cream and au gratin potatoes are baked with cheese. These Au Gratin potatoes are covered with a cheese sauce and shredded cheese on top and baked in the oven.
How do you make scalloped potatoes from scratch?
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk.
- Coat an 8-in. square baking dish with cooking spray.
- Bake, covered, 50 minutes. Uncover; bake until bubbly and potatoes are tender, 10-15 minutes longer.
How do you make creamy scalloped potatoes from scratch?
How to Make Scalloped Potatoes
- Melt: In a small saucepan melt the butter over medium heat and add in flour salt and pepper.
- Layer: In a lightly sprayed 2 quart casserole dish, arrange half of the potatoes overlapping each other.
- Bake: Cover with foil and bake at 325 for 40 minutes.
Do you peel potatoes for scalloped potatoes?
Peel potatoes or leave unpeeled; rinse well, then slice thinly (about 1/8 inch to 1/4 inch) into a large bowl. Pour the potato mixture into prepared baking dish; cover with foil. Bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes longer, or until potatoes are tender.
Are yellow potatoes the same as Yukon Gold?
They are often used interchangeably. The truth is, yukon gold potatoes are a type of yellow potato. They were developed in Canada. You will definitely see them on store shelves here in Canada, but it can be seasonal, depending on your location.
Are yellow potatoes good for you?
They are naturally fat free, cholesterol free, and contain no sodium. Potatoes are among the top sources of potassium. They have more potassium per serving than any other vegetable or fruit, including bananas, oranges, or mushrooms.
What potato is best for mashed potato?
Well, straight-up, Yukon Gold potatoes are the best for mashed potatoes. We love them for roasting, and we co-sign just as strongly for any mashing needs, whether they be with or without a turkey. Yeah, those guys! Yukon Gold potatoes have the densest and most uniform flesh of the potato varieties.
Which potato is best for mash?
Yukon Gold is, well, the gold standard for mashed potatoes. They’re in between waxy and starchy, so they’re in that sweet spot where they’re creamy but they don’t absorb too much water. According to Bon Appetit, this is because they “have the densest and most uniform flesh of the potato varieties.
Can you mash cold potatoes?
Adding cold ingredients to hot potatoes not only brings the temperature down (cold potatoes, ew), but it also prohibits the potatoes from absorbing liquid. Make sure to heat your butter and milk in a pan before adding them to the mash. Your potatoes will absorb more liquid and turn out creamier.
Which potatoes are best?
Here’s what you need to know about the choices:
- Russet (aka Idaho) These oblong potatoes are perfect for mashing and baking due to their thick skin and fluffy flesh.
- Red (aka New)
- White Potatoes.
- Round Potatoes (aka Irish)
- Yukon Golds.
- Sweet Potatoes.
- Before You Buy.
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