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pentail
02-09-2013, 10:44 PM
I start by peeling then slicing 5 or 6 potatoes thin. While I am slicing taters, I slowly render out 8 or 10 strips of bacon to get 3 or 4 tablespoons of bacon grease without browning the bacon. Remove the bacon from the pan and stir in 4 tablespoons of flour and a cup and a half of milk to make a basic thin white sauce, then add a handful or two of sharp cheddar cheese to make a cheese sauce. Cover the bottom of the dish with a layer of potatoes, salt, pepper, a sprinkle of cheese and a ladle of sauce. Add another layer of potatoes and so on till the dish is full. Top with more cheese and partly cooked bacon. 350 degrees for 90 minutes or so

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BYBBQ
02-10-2013, 08:43 AM
Looks good :thumbs up::thumbs up:

Minnesota smokin
02-11-2013, 09:17 PM
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: , I can see that recipe in the near future!

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tomshoots
02-11-2013, 09:42 PM
I could hurt myself on that!:thumbs up::thumbs up:

Umpa
02-11-2013, 10:30 PM
You had me at Bacon

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BluDawg
02-11-2013, 11:22 PM
:Drool2:

Uncanney
02-12-2013, 06:19 AM
Looks and sounds great!!:thumbs up:

SmokyOkie
02-12-2013, 09:23 AM
I am stealing this for sure!:thumbs up::thumbs up::Drool2:

redneck cooker
02-14-2013, 12:28 AM
Very nice....Think Im gaining weight just by looking at the pics......:kewlpics::thumbs up:

PigCicles
02-14-2013, 10:11 AM
I'm in for a whole two scoops of that! Looks FAN-tastic!! Thanks for sharing it with us .. it's on my list for sure!!

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bbqbull
03-17-2014, 10:31 PM
You had me at bacon, bacon fat and taters!!!
Adding it to my gotta do soon list. Thanks! :thumbs up:

PigCicles
03-25-2014, 03:30 PM
I keep looking .. I can't stop ... I want some!

No chickens were harmed in this statement. But it doesn't mean I didn't want to.