Delmonico potatoes

plural noun
Del·​mon·​i·​co potatoes | \ delˈmänə̇(ˌ)kō- \

Definition of Delmonico potatoes

: hashed or sliced potatoes baked in cream sauce with butter and chives and with or without grated cheese

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History and Etymology for Delmonico potatoes

from the Delmonico restaurants, New York City, after Lorenzo Delmonico †1881 American restaurateur

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“Delmonico potatoes.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Delmonico%20potatoes. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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