large (preferably Yukon Gold) potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks
3/4 cup water
Salt, to taste
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup cooked, chopped bacon
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, chives or other herb for garnish
oven to 400°F.
the potatoes, water, salt and 3 tablespoons of the butter in a saucepan
over medium heat. When the butter has melted and the water has come
to a boil, stir the potatoes, reduce the temperature to low and cover
tightly with a lid.
10 minutes, check the potatoes. If the water has evaporated, add 1/4
cup water and stir. Continue to cook until the potatoes are completely
cooked through, about 20 minutes.