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My Potato Soup Recipe

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This recipe for My Potato Soup, by , is from Our Favorite Recipes - A Wedding Gift For Jon & Amanda From Mike & Donna Smith, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Contributor:  
Mike
Added: Friday, June 5, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
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Directions:
Directions:
Peel 6 or 7 large potatoes. Boil in pot until tender. Meanwhile fry ˝ pound of bacon, chopped into small pieces until browned. Add 1 cup of chopped onion and sauté. Remove bacon and onion from pan, add 2 tablespoons flour and make a roux. Replace bacon and onion, and add ˝ cup of chopped celery and ˝ cup chopped carrots to roux. Remove potatoes from water (reserve water), mash with a potato masher but leave some chunks. Add roux mixture to potatoes, then add 16 oz. of half and half, and 3-1/2 C. of milk. Add ˝ C. of the reserved water. Stir and simmer until thickens. Salt and pepper to taste. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Even better next day! Sometimes I add a little more milk to it and reheat.

 

 

 

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