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12 large potatoes
2 ribs celery, chopped fine
2 large carrots, chopped fine
1 large onion, chopped
Enough water to cover
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine
1 can evaportated milk
1 can (15 ounces) cream of chicken soup
1 can (15 ounces) cream of mushroom soup
Salt and pepper
Celery salt


Cook potatoes, celery, carrots and onion in water until tender. Then add butter or margarine, milk, soups, salt, pepper and celery salt to taste.

Nancy Wilson

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