Raw-Fried Potatoes (1888, 1943)

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Mon Apr 28 05:24:55 UTC 2003

   Last DARE food antedating tonight.  The latest DARE has 1948 for "raw-fried potatoes."
   There is a large gap in these two cites.

   Display Ad 6 -- No Title; The Washington Post (1877-1954), Washington, D.C.; Dec 15, 1943; pg. 7, 1 pgs
("Raw-Fried Potatoes: Thinly slice peeled potatoes crosswise and pan-fry in generous amount of shortening in covered frying pan" in Safeway ad.)

   GEN. BENJ. F. BUTLER'S APPETITE.; The Washington Post (1877-1954), Washington, D.C.; Jan 1, 1888; pg. 11, 1 pgs
("I remember the first time he came here he ordered two porterhouse steaks, a dozen fried eggs, with fried onions, raw fried potatoes and pancakes to suit.")

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