Delmonico potatoes

plural noun

Del·​mon·​i·​co potatoes
: hashed or sliced potatoes baked in cream sauce with butter and chives and with or without grated cheese

Word History


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

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“Delmonico potatoes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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