Cider Scalloped Potatoes

  • Trishomaha Posted: 04/13/09
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    I served this this year in place of the usual calorie laden cheesey potato casseole we usually have. It was a huge hit - even among family member who turn their noses up at healthier low fat recipes! I made 1.5 times the recipe and put in the same size dish. I did add a bit of extra cheese, not much though. We loved it - prepared prettty much as written - the whole 9X13 inch casserole was devoured with many having "seconds". This will definitely be on our menu for family dinners from now on. Thanks for a great recipe! Trish, Omaha, NE

  • KellysGirl Posted: 03/05/09
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    Yum yum yum! This was a great dish. I did add a little more cheese but this was a great dish. Big hit. We had it with roast pork. Will be making it again.

  • Missy71 Posted: 07/30/10
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    I don't understand the rave reviews of this dish. I didn't care for it at all. I love vinegar but it was way too strong for this dish. Yuck.

  • savoringincht Posted: 01/08/11
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    This was great! I made at Thanksgiving & my husband made a point of commenting on how good they were. I think the folks that reviewed this recipe as "awful" probably used apple cider vinegar instead of free-pressed apple cider from the refrigerated section.

  • koriander Posted: 11/25/11
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    I have made this recipe for years, and love it. Family and company love it. I find it extremely puzzling that several reviewers used apple cider vinegar in this recipe - the recipe clearly says apple cider, and a cup of vinegar wouldn't make sense... so of course those reviewers had an awful result. Anyway, this year I used Zeigler's spiced cider from the refrigerated produce section instead of the regular cider from the juice isle - it was a wonderful flavor addition. I use smoked provolone instead of jarlsberg, and I use extra cheese (5oz each cheese, or half the package of precut sliced cheese). Delicious!

  • sirrah231 Posted: 11/21/11
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    This dish was okay, but we weren't thrilled with it. Flavors were nice, although some thought cider vinegar was a tad strong. Didn't have nearly enough cheese, though! Sure, I realize that it's Cooking Light, and cutting back on cheese keeps the calories and fat count down. Unfortunately, in this case, it tastes like a light dish, too.

  • carolfitz Posted: 04/01/13
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    Made to recipe, used mandoline to get 1/8" slices. Prepped ingredients/did the dishes in the morning, assembled the casserole in the evening, arranging the potato layers in a spiral (hint from MarthaStewart.com) to make it prettier on the Easter table. Served with CL's spice-crusted ham & carrot souffle. Very good, liked the bit of smokiness from the gouda. But because this casserole is slightly sweet from the cider, think it would be a better side to a savory pork roast or chicken rather than the sweet-crusted ham we made.

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