One beef kidney, one onion, two tomatoes, a bouquet seasoning, one set of sweetbreads. Wash and then cut the kidney in small pieces, chop and fry the onion in two tablespoonfuls of butter till brown, then add the pieces of kidney and fry till slightly brown. Put this into a saucepan and cover with boiling water, simmer four hours or till tender. While cooking put in the bouquet tied in cheese cloth. If you like spices add to bouquet four cloves, toe of allspice, a blade of mace. In half an hour remove the bouquet, add sliced tomatoes. Season to taste. Clean sweetbreads, cook as directed; when cold cut them in small pieces, fry brown in butter, season and add to kidney stew with one finely chopped green pepper. One-half hour before serving ornament with French potatoes. Calves' brains may be substituted for sweetbreads. Sweetbreads may be omitted. If desired, just before serving add a small glass of champagne or white wine sweetened.