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It’s officially the start of holiday season and I will be sharing holiday recipe ideas that you can not only use around this time of the year – but that will also be amazing anytime of the year.

This recipe is for scalloped potatoes and it tastes amazing! This is definitely a great recipe to accompany poultry like chicken , Turkey, Turkey wings , etc.

I love scalloped potatoes because they just scream comfort food. Normally I have to wait to go to a fancy steakhouse to get them but this recipe definitely surpasses the flavor of any restaurant I have had.

I parboil the potatoes for 8 minutes so that the potatoes cook evenly. When I previously made scalloped potatoes and baked raw potatoes, all of the potatoes did not cook evenly which resulted in some hard pieces of potato and some soft. That problem is now obsolete with this recipe.

As always if you try this recipe, let me know how it turned out for you !

Glam Kitchen Tips

-Do not substitute the heavy cream for anything – you must use heavy cream because of the thick texture

-If you are using a cast iron skillet make sure it is very large – if not it will overflow in the oven

-If you do not parboil the potatoes and add them raw – add 30-40 minutes of cook time to make sure they get fully cooked

Serves 6-8


2.5-3 pounds russet potatoes , rinsed, peeled, and sliced thin

2 tablespoon butter

2 + 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream

1/2 tablespoon garlic , minced

1 teaspoon seasoning salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon thyme

1/2 white onion , chopped fine

2 cups Colby Jack cheese

1 cup Gouda cheese

Fresh parsley (optional garnish )


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2. Boil a large pot of water

3. Add potatoes and allow them to boil for 8 minutes

4. Drain potatoes

5. In a large saucepan melt butter

6. Sauté garlic and onion for 2-3 minutes or until tender

7. Add heavy cream

8. Add seasoning salt, black pepper , and thyme – stir well

9. Allow it to cook 4-5 minutes while stirring

10. Remove from heat

11. In a large deep cast iron skillet or deep baking dish spray non stick spray

12. Add a layer of the seasoned cream mixture

13. Add a layer of potatoes

14. Sprinkle Gouda and Colby Jack cheese

15. Spoon over some of the cream mixture

16. Add another layer of potatoes

17. Add seasoned cream mixture

18. Sprinkle remaining Gouda and Colby Jack cheese

19. Bake for 35-45 minutes

20. Remove from oven and allow it to sit for 10 minutes

21. Serve and enjoy!