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Classic Pommes Maxim

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Here's another classic dish, which originated at Maxim's of Paris. The high starch content of Idaho® Russet potatoes when layered makes the potatoes stick together.
  Unsalted butter 7 Tablespoon
  Potato 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Trim a potato in a cylinder shape.

Slice a potato thinly.

Carefully arrange the potato slices in a circle, overlapping a circle at least halfway.

Do not soak or rinse the potatoes.

This dish is best made on a non stick surface.

Brush the circles generously with butter and season with salt and pepper.

Bake in 400 degree F. for about 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown and crisp.

Remember bottom of pommes maxim is presentation side.

This dish can be served with roasted meat.

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Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Hosting a family get together? Impress your family and friends with your culinary skills by preparing this Classic Pommes Maxim. This recipe is simple and makes for a great side dish. Do give it a try.

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