Gratin Of Brussels Sprouts
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Lightly butter a medium-size gratin dish. In a small saucepan, simmer cream over medium heat until it is reduced to 3/4 cup, about 10 minutes. Trim base of sprouts, discard tough outer leaves, and rinse well. Place sprouts in medium-size saucepan with salt to taste and water to cover. Bring to boil and continue boiling for 1 minute. Drain and refresh sprouts
Combine sprouts and bacon in buttered gratin dish and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Pour cream over sprouts and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until nicely browned and crispy on top, about 15 minutes. Serve hot.