Chanterelle Tartiflette

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Dinner, Recipes | 1 comment

In anticipation of rain and cooler days ahead, I have been thinking about Tartiflette. Classic French comfort food, this savory, creamy potato dish with smoky bacon and caramelized onions fuels Alpine skiers in the winter. It’s not bad for those who want to lounge around a crackling fire, either. Traditionally, the potatoes, onions and bacon are topped with a whole wheel of Reblochon which has been sliced in half crosswise. As it cooks, it melts into the layers below making for a cheese and bacon lover’s bonanza. But the appearance of chanterelles with recent rains made me want to try something different with the Tartiflette. That, and the news that one of my...

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