Recipe of the month: Klein River Colby (October 2017)

Colby is soft and springy, with a sweet and mild flavour. This all-purpose cheddar style cheese is always a winner! The recipe for this month is a hearty Potatoes au Gratin.

Klein River Colby


3 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1-1/2 teaspoons salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

2 cups milk

1 cup shredded Klein River Colby

5 cups thinly sliced peeled potatoes

1/2 cup chopped onion



Preheat oven to 200°. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat.

Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil then cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened.

Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted. Add potatoes and onion.

Transfer to a greased baking dish. Cover and bake for 1 hour. Uncover and bake 30-40 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Serve and enjoy!

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