There is nothing more sumptuous than a dish of Potatoes Dauphinoise sitting on a holiday table. These cheese and cream filled potatoes are laced with fresh herbs and a garlic and baked to a soft and lush texture.
Creamy, flavorful and indulgent, Potatoes Dauphinoise feels like a fancy 5 star dish but it’ll surprise you how simple it is to prepare.
I adore poetry and poignant quotes so I’ve jotted a few below in honor of this holiday season. Many blessings to you and yours!
My little Christmas gift to you and a few poems to brew…
I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
Delicious Wishes for the Happiest of Holidays!
Loads of Love,
- 2 lbs Yukon Gold or Red Potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
- 2 tblsp butter, softened
- 1 pint cream
- 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
- ½ Cup grated cheese, such as Gruyère or Comte if you can find it
- Salt and fresh ground black pepper
- 1 tblsp chopped fresh Thyme or Rosemary (Optional)