One of our favorite Litchfield County restaurants, Community Table, has contributed these deceptively simple but absolutely delicious appetizers for the upcoming holidays. Chef Marcell Davidsen's recipes for Scandinavian Caramelized Potatoes & Mushroom toast will delight even the most discerning guest. You may want to add this one to your virtual recipe box.
Scandinavian Caramelized Potatoes
1 kg potatoes (the size of an egg yolk)
6 tbsp sugar
1 dl water
25 g butter
Boil the potatoes tender and rinse under cold water.
Peel them with a small knife (you can do this the day before)
Melt the sugar in a heavy bottom bottom till its becomes a light caramel and there is no lumps.
Be careful that the caramel don't burn, if it does you must start over.
Add the water and let the caramel dissolve
Add the potatoes and let them simmer, until the have a nice thick coating of the caramel
Add the butter and let it simmer for 3 minutes.