This section of the book is from the "Household Companion: The Model CookBook" book
Choose potatoes of the same size, if possible. Put into boiling salted water, and cook till a fork will easily pierce the largest. Pour off water and let dry in oven for five minutes. Peel before serving.
Scrape and slice sweet potatoes, sprinkle a little salt over them, use lard and butter in frying-pan. put in potatoes and fry brown. Serve very hot,
Use small sweet potatoes, pare and boil tender. Make thickening of cream and flour; pour over potatoes, let boil; add salt and pepper to taste.