Apr 102012

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

Most people only associate Maine with lobsters (and occasionally blueberries and whoopie pies), but Maine is one of the top ten states in terms of growing potatoes.  Idaho gets all the name recognition, but let me tell you as someone who grew up in Maine and worked every potato harvest until I left for college: Maine potatoes kick some serious butt.

As you can probably imagine, when a food item is so widely available and tied into the economy, you eat a whole lot of them.  I was pretty sure I’d had potatoes served in every way imaginable.  Baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, french fries, crash potatoes, potato cakes, tater tots, hash browns: seriously, this could turn into the Bubba Gump moment of the potato world.

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