Peel, cut and chop 2 lb. potatoes into cubes.
Cook potatoes in 6 cups water for 25 minutes and save water.
Saute in 6 T. butter:
1-2 pkg. celery
the water from above with the potatoes
2 lb. white fish
1/2-1 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. thyme
Add 2 cups of light cream.