One of the recipes served at the Smythe dinner party in Bryony
This recipe is adapted from Miss Beecher’s domestic receiptbook: designed as a supplement to her Treatise on domestic economy.
Cream or milk
Mash potatoes fine, season with salt and butter, and a little cream or milk, place them in a dish, smoothing and shaping the top handsomely, and make checks with a knife; then brown them in a stove, or range-oven, and they are excellent.
From "Memories in the Kitchen: Bites and Nibbles From 'Bryony'"
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