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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/5/2005 5:15:22 PM EDT
Scalloped potatos and Au Gratin potatoes?
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:23:45 PM EDT
I don't know or care, they're both yummy in my view.
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:24:32 PM EDT
One is white, and one is yellow.
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:29:04 PM EDT
I think the term "scalloped potatoes" is a generalization while Au Gratin is a type of said scalloped potatoes.
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:36:46 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:37:45 PM EDT
Au Gratin have the cheese browned on top
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:38:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By tc6969:
Just how does one Scallop anyway?

Apparently, you don't have a sterling silver scalloper.


(Mine's at the pawn shop.)
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:39:24 PM EDT
There isn't a difference. Same thing as calling green onions scallions.
Link Posted: 9/5/2005 5:51:15 PM EDT
Main Entry: 2

Function: verb
transitive senses
1 [from the use of a scallop shell as a baking dish] : to bake in a sauce usually covered with seasoned bread or cracker crumbs <scalloped potatoes>

Main Entry:
au gra·tin
Pronunciation: O-'grä-t&n, o-, -'gra-
Function: adjective
Etymology: French, literally, with the burnt scrapings from the pan
: covered with bread crumbs or grated cheese and browned (as under a broiler)
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