Buttered and simmered in water, these rich, flavorful potatoes will wow.
2 pounds fingerling potatoes
2 cups water
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
¾ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1. Cut a round of parchment paper to fit just inside a 12-inch heavy skillet and butter one side.
2. Slice potatoes ⅛-inch thick with the slicing blade on a grater or with a mandoline. Arrange in layers in skillet. Add water, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper. Dot top with the butter.
3. Cover potatoes with parchment, buttered side down, and briskly simmer until tender and most of liquid has evaporated, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve sprinkled with parsley.