1. Pare and slice one quart of potatoes;
2. Put on two slices of salt pork; fry nice and brown,
3. Add one onion chopped fine,
4. And one tablespoon flour; stir well to prevent burning.
5. Add one quart boiling water and potatoes
6. Boil until soft then add one cup rich milk and one-half dozen large (may be stale) soda crackers.
7. One large spoonful butter may be added.