1½ cups half and half
3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed with the back of a knife
1 bay leaf
1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and sliced very thin (use a mandolin slicer if you’ve got one)
1 cup loosely packed fresh basil, chopped
salt and pepper
7 ounces Sincerely, Brigitte™ garlic basil cheese, grated
over medium heat, heat the half and half, garlic, and bay leaf in a medium pot. add a pinch of salt and pepper, lower the heat to low, and let the pot simmer for 5 minutes. use a slotted spoon to remove the bay leaf and garlic cloves.