Crunchy Potato EXPLOSIONS (elegant explosions)

 5-6 Medium Potatoes (I had 7, but in my dish I could fit in 5)  3-5 tbls of butter  0.5 cup of finely shredded horseradish cheddar cheese  parmesan cheese (grated as needed)  2 shallots  salt and pepper (to taste)  powdered garlic                                                                 Plan of Attack  Preheat oven to 370  Melt 2 tbls of butter and powdered garlic on medium heat (or in the microwave for 30 seconds)      

5-6 Medium Potatoes (I had 7, but in my dish I could fit in 5)

3-5 tbls of butter

0.5 cup of finely shredded horseradish cheddar cheese

parmesan cheese (grated as needed)

2 shallots

salt and pepper (to taste)

powdered garlic

                                                               Plan of Attack

Preheat oven to 370

Melt 2 tbls of butter and powdered garlic on medium heat (or in the microwave for 30 seconds)

 

 

 Clean and thinly slice the potatoes around the their circumference (see example). Pour some of this mixture into your baking dish so it coats the bottom of the baking dish. Place the potatoes (As many as can be put in) in your baking dish

Clean and thinly slice the potatoes around the their circumference (see example). Pour some of this mixture into your baking dish so it coats the bottom of the baking dish. Place the potatoes (As many as can be put in) in your baking dish

 Dice the shallots and individually place in between the slices of potato. 

Dice the shallots and individually place in between the slices of potato. 

 Melt the remaining butter, oil, garlic powder, and salt and pepper (to taste). Pour over the potatoes in the baking dish being careful to coat everything abundantly. Put the baking dish into the oven for 60 minutes

Melt the remaining butter, oil, garlic powder, and salt and pepper (to taste). Pour over the potatoes in the baking dish being careful to coat everything abundantly. Put the baking dish into the oven for 60 minutes

 Pour horseradish cheddar over the potatoes and then add parmesan on top. Put in the oven for 30 minutes, checking often to ensure there are no unfavorably charred pieces. Remove and serve hot, wearing something sweet...unless you're cooking for your parents (which I was)...in this case wear something you would wear to mass...and lipstick.

Pour horseradish cheddar over the potatoes and then add parmesan on top. Put in the oven for 30 minutes, checking often to ensure there are no unfavorably charred pieces. Remove and serve hot, wearing something sweet...unless you're cooking for your parents (which I was)...in this case wear something you would wear to mass...and lipstick.