Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, onions, sour cream, condensed soup directly from can, butter, cheese, salt, and pepper. Spoon into a 9" x 13" x 2" baking dish. Top with potato chips OR corn flakes. Drizzle with melted butter. Bake 40 to 45 minutes. Garnish with chives and parsley.
Yield: 12 servings