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Can Scalloped Potatoes Be Cooked Ahead?

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Q.  I'm wondering if I can cook scalloped potatoes completely ahead of time, throw in the 'fridge, and reheat 2 days later? Or would it ruin the end result and     make them dry, mushy, mealy tasting? 


A. Chef Gail Cunningham says: "Absolutely. I do that all the time when I'm having guests. It saves lots of time and tastes just fine--and I love potatoes!"

Here's a recipe you might wish to try for Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes.