3 medium sized potatoes, washed, scraped if desired, and cut shoestring style
small diced onion
1 tablespoon butter or margarine.
Preheat large skillet with 1 heaping tablespoon butter or margarine over medium heat. Put half amount of raw potatoes in pan, stir occasionally; add remaining potatoes and diced small onion. Cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook 30 minutes. Season to taste.