Preheat oven to 400°
Melt butter and combine with olive oil, garlic and herbs
3 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 4 cloves garlic, 1 tablespoon chives
Slice potatoes using a mandoline or a sharp knife
6 red potatoes
Place potatoes in a large bowl and coat with butter mixture
Use an additional tablespoon of olive oil to coat cast iron skillet. Make certain bottom and sides are well coated.
1 tablespoon olive oil
Layer sliced potatoes in skillet, overlapping each slice and making a concentric circle.
Sprinkle each layer with salt and pepper.
1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper
Continue with layering potatoes until all potatoes are used
Scrape any remain butter from bowl and pour onto of potatoes
Bake in preheated oven for 60-80 minutes
Check for doneness by removing skillet from oven and carefully pulling back the top of the potatoes in the center of the pan. Examine the potatoes to see if they are done.
To serve, remove from skillet and sprinkle with additional fresh herbs. Slice into wedges.
1 tablespoon parsley