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How to Make Scalloped or Au Gratin Potatoes in Advance

May 31, 2018
Q: I want to make a 10 lb scallop potato casserole ahead of time by cutting potatoes the day before and then assembling and baking the casserole the next day. Is this possible?
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Funeral Potatoes Bring Comfort and Save Families from Having to Cook in a Time of Stress

Mar 13, 2018
Q: I was asked to bring funeral potatoes to a friend’s house after the service, and having grown up in the Northeast, I had no idea what these were. Someone said search “Utah funeral food” or “Idaho potato casserole dishes.” Now that I have found it, what’s the preference… scalloped or hash browns? Fresh or frozen? Is canned soup an essential ingredient? Are the expectations plain and simple and maybe a little bland, or can I spice it up?
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Bake Ahead Au Gratin Casserole

Nov 23, 2016
Q: Can I bake my au gratin casserole one hour today and finish the last 30 min tomorrow without affecting the flavor?
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Are Discolored Russets That Are Pink Or Purple Safe To Use And Why Do They Discolor?

May 2, 2016
Q: I had bought some russet potatoes and they were pink or purple inside. Why is this? Is it safe to eat?
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How To Prepare Scalloped / Au Gratin Potatoes

May 8, 2014
Q: What is the best way to prepare scalloped / au gratin potatoes?
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Can I Freeze Cooked Scalloped Potatoes?

Dec 9, 2013
Q: I made enough scalloped potatoes to feed everyone in my town.  Can I freeze them?
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Not Just Your Average Scalloped Potato

Mar 12, 2013
Q: I want to test out my culinary creativity and wow my guests with an unusual scalloped potato recipe. Do you have any suggestions?
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Scalloped Potato Recipes for a Large Group

Jan 6, 2012
Q: I am looking for a good scalloped potato recipe that has cheese in it but I need the quantity for 65 people. Can you help?
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New Ideas for Scalloped Idaho® Potatoes

Feb 14, 2011
Q: Can you give me anything “new” to try with scalloped potatoes?
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Q&A: Oops! I added too much salt!

Oct 13, 2009
Q: What do I do when I add too much salt to my Au Gratin Idaho® Potatoes?
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