Special Scalloped Potatoes

1 capsule (.125 g) Golden Gate Brand Saffron
1 1/4 cups half & half
3 Tbsp. butter
1 Tbsp. virgin olive oil
2 Large yellow onions, sliced thin
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 large white potatoes, sliced thin
Heat half & half, remove from heat and steep saffron for 20 min. Sauté onions and garlic until limp in olive oil and butter. Do not brown. Butter large pie plate and layer with potato and onion slices. Pour half & half over the top and bake at 350º(175º C), covered with tin foil, for an hour. Remove foil and bake an additional 15 min. or until top is browned. Serve in wedges. Serves 4.