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Heavenly Potatoes

(Served by ARAMARK at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Serves 6 to 8


10 white potatoes
1 small onion, grated
1/2 cup melted butter (2 sticks)
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup milk
Salt, white pepper and paprika to taste


Cover with water in a large saucepan. Cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and drain. Let stand until cool. Chill, covered, overnight.

Peel the potatoes; grate into a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Add the onion, mixing lightly. Pour the butter, half-and-half and milk over the potato mixture. Season with salt and white pepper and mix gently. Chill, covered, for 6 hours or longer.

Let stand at room temperature for 2 hours before baking. Sprinkle with paprika. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Bake for 1 hour.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories: 224
Total Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 21 mg
Sodium: 305 mg


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Feeding the Olympics, Down Under


Olympic Recipes, Down Under:

These recipes are meant to serve a large, hungry crowd... Of 500. You probably won't be feeding that many athletes or even non-athletes, but you may want to see just what it takes to cook dinner in the Sydney Olympic Village...

Curried Red-Snapper, for 500
Braised Chicken Michigan, for 500


Olympic Recipes, in family-size portions:

The following recipes are examples of international menu items served to the athletes at various Olympic Games. Each recipe has been revised to accommodate family-sized portions...

Belgian White Veal Stew
     (Blanquette de Veau à l'ancienne)
     (2000 Sydney Olympic Games)
African Peanut Chicken Soup
     (1988 Calgary Olympic Games)
Salad Nicoise
      (1994 Lillehammer and the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Spanish Paella Valenciana
     (1992 Barcelona Olympic Games)
Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Heavenly Potatoes
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Chick Pea and Feta Salad
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Almond Custard
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Georgia Peach Cobbler
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)


Kate's Global Kitchen for September, 2000:

9/02/00 Pistou and Pesto: Basil's Last Stand
9/09/00 Cook Your Wurst! It's Oktoberfest
9/16/00 Feeding the Olympics, Down Under
9/23/00 Eating Australian
9/30/00 Italian Meatballs, My Way

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