2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons chopped onion
2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
1 pint water
2 cups corn kernels, fresh if possible
1 pint cream
Melt butter in soup kettle and saute onion until limp. Add potatoes and water to kettle, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil. Simmer over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 30-40 minutes. Add corn and cream. Heat, stirring frequently, for ten minutes.