Rosemary Au Gratin Potatoes

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup flour

2 cups half & half cream

1 TBSP fresh Rosemary, minced

1 clove Garlic, minced

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

3 pounds Potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/8" thick

2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Take a large saucepan and melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until smooth. Gradually add the cream, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for two minutes or until thickened. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the Rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper and potatoes. Transfer to a greased 9" X 13" X 2" deep baking dish. Sprinkle with the cheese, cover, and bake at 350ยบ for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.

Makes 8-10 servings with normal folks, or a food fight for two banjo pickers!

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