Yellow Finn potatoes
-1 lb. Yellow Finn potatoes, cut into ¼ inch slices
-1 ½ lb. green cabbage (or red), cut into ribbons
-Sea salt and black pepper
-¼ c. unsalted butter
-3 T. fresh sage leaves, chopped
-3-4 cloves garlic, minced
-1 1/3 c. milk of choice
-½ c. Parmesan cheese, grated
-1/3 c. flour of choice
Pre-heat oven to 350°.
Bring a gallon of water to a boil. Add the potatoes and boil until nearly tender (~ 6 minutes). Remove from boiling water with a
slotted spoon. Set aside.
Add the cabbage to the water and boil for about 5 minutes. Drain and dry in a kitchen towel.
Combine the potatoes, cabbage, salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.
Melt the butter in a small skillet and add the sage and garlic. Cook for a few minutes find this. Toss with the potatoes and garlic and transfer to a baking dish.
Combine the remaining ingredients whisking well. Pour over the vegetables and bake for about 50 minutes.
Let cool before serving and cut into squares.
Makes 8 servings
-2 ½ to 3 lbs. medium-starch potatoes, such as Yukon Gold, peeled
-12 whole garlic cloves, peeled
-½ c. fine yellow cornmeal
-3 T. finely chopped fresh parsley
-1 lg. egg
-1 lg.egg yolk
-2 T. whole milk
-1 T. olive oil, more for frying
Place potatoes, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt in a pot and add water to cover by 1 inch. Bring water to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until potatoes are just tender all the way through, about 10 minutes. Drain potatoes, return to the pot, and shake over medium heat for 1 minute to dry them out.
Add 3 tablespoons cornmeal and the parsley and mash everything together with a potato masher, leaving the mixture chunky.
Whisk together egg, egg yolk, milk and 1 tablespoon oil in a small bowl. Stir mixture into potatoes and season with 2 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Let cool, then cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
Heat oven to 350°. Form potato mixture into rounds about 3/4-inch thick. Put remaining cornmeal in a shallow dish.
Working in batches, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Coat potato cakes on each side in cornmeal, brown on both sides in the skillet and transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining potato cakes, adding more oil as needed between batches. (At this point, cakes can be set aside at room temperature for up to 4 hours.) Bake until heated through, 10 to 15 minutes. Enjoy!