Codfish A La Benedictine
|Fresh codfish||1 Pound|
|Sweet potatoes||4 Medium|
|Butter/Other fat||1 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Cream/Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
1.Start by preheating the oven to 350F degrees
2.Also pare the sweet potatoes
3.Also skin the fish and remove the bones
4.In a boiler, boil the codfish, drain it and keep it warm.
5.Cook the sweet potatoes in salted water or steam them and let them dry
6.Then mash and add salt and pepper, two tablespoons of butter or other fat, the juice of half a lemon, and one cup of cream or milk.
7.Pound the fish rather fine; add a tablespoon of butter or other fat and the juice of half a lemon.
8.Mix the hot mashed potatoes with this.
9.Add more milk or cream, enough to make a rough dough.
10.Grease a baking-dish, and put the dough into it.
11.Cover the top with bread crumbs and melted butter.
12.Put small dots of butter here and there on the top
13.Last, bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
14.Serve with vegetables, salads, chips or garlic bread