|Idaho potatoes/All-purpose potatoes||2 Pound, peeled and quartered|
|Unsalted butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)|
|Half and half||2 Medium, cut in half lengthwise, then cut n thin crescents|
|Ground nutmeg/Pumpkin-pie spice||To Taste|
|Black pepper||To Taste|
In just enough water to cover, boil potatoes in stockpot until tender.
Drain, let stand 5 minutes, then mash with a fork, leaving them lumpy.
Melt 1/3 of the butter in saute pan over medium-high heat, add onions, and saute until soft, about 10 minutes.
Add another 1/3 of the butter; melt, then add mashed potatoes, a generous seasoning of nutmeg and ground pepper, and cook 3 more minutes, stirring frequently.
Put potato mixture in casserole, dot top with pats of remaining butter, and brown lightly under broiler.