There were often times when Marilyn Monroe would be sick of her usual noodles in milk dishes. While she knew she needed some carbohydrates in her life, she also knew that she could add some variety to this aspect of her diet.
Sometimes, she would put pasta to one side and go for a potato-based dish during lunchtime instead. At times, she would simply bake a potato. However, she was more likely to mash potatoes as she generally found it easier to consume.