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Potatoes Au Gratin

Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

  • 1 pound of potatoes
  • 1/2 onion, cut into slices
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Optionally: Add 3 tsp butter, spread out on top before baking.

Slice the potatoes into 1/4 inch thick slices. Lay them out in a casserole. Mix everything else together and pour over the potatoes. If the cheese stays on top then mix it in. Place casserole in the middle of a pre-heated oven at 400 degrees for 45 minutes. If the potatoes starts getting burned, turn oven down to 450, and cover with aluminum foil. Leave them an additional 10 minutes in that case. We have  a very bad oven, we know.

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Danish Meatball (Frikadelle) Recipe

This is another of those recipes that we have to add to this otherwise exclusive sandwich blog. These Danish meatballs are great for sandwiches, and will be used in some of our other posts. They also happen to be the national food of Denmark, and is consumed by everyone by bulk. They are great with mashed potatoes (Which in turn is great on mashed potato sandwiches), or as a side to a salad. Total cooking time is about 50 minutes, some of which is spent waiting for the meat to cool down before frying. Simple.Easy.Good.

While this recipe is ingrained as part of the danish culture, we notices that some american blogs have also gotten a hold of it, most noticeably the excellent simply recipes which we love to read. It’s nice to see these easy and excellent frikadeller spreading out in the world.

Danish Meatballs (Frikadeller) with Fennel Seeds and Onion
Danish Meatballs (Frikadeller) with Fennel Seeds and Onion

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