Catholic Recipe: Scalloped Ham and Potatoes
Scalloped dishes are extremely popular. This is layered potatoes, ham, cheese and onions.
Soak sliced potatoes in cold water 1/2 hour; pat dry. Reserve 2-1/2 cups grated cheese. Alternate in each of 3 large greased roasting pans 1 layer potatoes, 1 layer ham, 1 layer cheese, and 1 layer onions, using up half of each of these ingredients. Make a white sauce with last 6 ingredients. Pour 1/6 of sauce over layers in each roasting pan. Repeat alternate layers of ham, and so on; add remaining white sauce. Sprinkle with reserved grated cheese. Cover (foil can be used); bake at 325° for 1-1/2 hours. Remove cover; bake until top is brown and potatoes tender. Makes 80 servings.Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965