Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Put the potatoes
into a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk
, garlic, and oil together until blended, and then pour over the potatoes. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Transfer the potatoes to a heavy large baking dish
, spacing them evenly apart.
the potatoes until they are tender and golden, turning them occasionally with tongs, about 1 hour. Transfer the roasted potatoes to a decorative platter and drizzle
with extra-virgin olive oil and herbes de Provence
, if desired. Serve hot or warm.