Steamed Potatoes

Pommes de Terre a la Vapeur

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About


  • 8 Nice Potatoes
  • A Pot of Boiling Water
  • Salt
  • A


Wash the potatoes well, scrubbing thoroughly, to take off every particle of earth that adheres. Then put them in a potato steamer and set over a pot of boiling water. Cover tight and steam till you can pierce with a fork. Potatoes should never be boiled if you can steam them conveniently, as they are naturally watery. When done, remove the jackets or skin and sprinkle with salt and pepper; add