"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Soup - Potato - Cheesy Recipe

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Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007


2 onions
2 stalks celery
2 carrots
2 cups chicken broth
Salt and pepper

Soup Mixture:
4 baking potatoes, diced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1 quart heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

cup (1 stick) butter
cup flour

Simmer first three vegetables until tender in chicken broth for stock. Remove vegetables and reserve stock. Add potatoes and remaining vegetables to stock. Simmer for about 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.
Make roux: melt butter and gradually add flour, stirring until thickened, slightly brown, and no lumps. Slowly add to soup. Add cheddar cheese, stir until cheese is melted.




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