How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 400 then butter a rectangular glass baking dish.
  • Melt 6 tablespoons butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions, thyme and 2 teaspoons salt then sauté until onions are translucent about 10 minutes.
  • Increase heat to medium high then sauté until onions are tender about 8 minutes longer.
  • Remove from heat then add remaining 6 tablespoons butter, 2/3 cup water, wine and sugar.
  • Stir and swirl skillet to combine then bring to a boil.
  • Cool onion mixture to lukewarm.
  • Combine potatoes, pears, remaining 2 teaspoons salt and onion mixture in large bowl.
  • Toss gently to blend then transfer to prepared baking dish spreading evenly.
  • Cover dish with parchment paper then cover with foil shiny side down.
  • Bake gratin until potatoes are tender about 55 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake until top browns and juices bubble thickly about 20 minutes longer.
  • Let gratin stand 15 minutes before serving.

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    " It was excellent "
    cuzpat ate it and said...
    YUMMY!!!! high 5
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