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Subject: O'Brian Potatoes


From: R. G. Williams <retmar[at]>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 19:19:25 -0600
Cooked them for years, but in response to a request, can not find a recipe
anywhere on the web. Can anyone help me out, or do I have to draft one up.

Much Thanks, I hope

Bob Williams


From: Ken Gregg <kgregg[at]>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 22:04:20 -0600
Here's one of many in our database!


1/3 c. chopped green pepper
2 Tbsp. pimento, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 c. margarine
1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen French fried potatoes, diced
1 tsp. salt
pepper to taste

In a large skillet, cook and stir green pepper and onion
in butter until onion is tender. Stir in potatoes, salt and
pepper. Cook until potatoes are brown, then serve.

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From: nancy-dooley[at] (Nancy Dooley)
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 1997 15:07:39 GMT
Ken Gregg wrote:


>1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen French fried potatoes, diced

Frozen french fries?  <shudder>  ;-)

I always use potatoes prepared as for hash browns - shredded - for
O'Brien potatoes.

(Note:  Mix crumbled up fried bacon, green pepper, pimiento, and onion
into whole kernel corn - yummy.  We used to call it "Indian Corn,"
because the colors resemble the multi-colored field corn used for


From: ttoozz[at] (T TOOZZ)
Date: 5 Dec 1997 13:16:13 GMT
while readin' through the "bubble and squeak" thread i was inspired to add my
two cents to this thread.  when i make potatoes
o'brian or cottage fries i usually make them as a variation of
home fries.   ciel bleu, fritz

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