Cauliflower Gratin with Ham and Cheddar Cheese
Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2002
Poorly made cauliflower gratin is a gruesome merger of floury sauce and mealy cauliflower sitting under a damp carpet of bread crumbs. Here is our take on how to do it right.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
In developing a cauliflower gratin recipe, our goal was to marry tender yet toothsome cauliflower florets with a lightly thickened sauce, then to top it all off with buttery, crisp crumbs. We parcooked the florets before adding them to the ...