scalloped potato gratin

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This is time a year when the wheels come off, we lower our guards and crash head-on into the magical, not-oft visited, world of carbohydrates.

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But like we always say, if you’re gonna do something, then you clearly couldn’t talk anyone into doing it for you find a way to incorporate a pork product. What better way to richen up this classic, layered dish of sliced potatoes, shredded cheese, and everything else amazing under the sun? Pancetta.

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This salt-cured pork belly is cut up into small pieces and crisped up in a bed of onions and garlic to make everything better. It definitely jazzes up an already amazing dish.

John had such a difficult time writing that last sentence… turns out its hard to type when you can’t stop doing “jazz hands”.

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