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Mom's Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom
Added: Saturday, October 8, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 or 4 medium potatoes
1 onion
1/2 celery stalk
salt and pepper to taste
milk

Directions:
Directions:
Peel and dice 3 or 4 potatoes
Peel and dice 1 onion and celery.
Cover with just enough water to cook. Add salt.

When cooked, mash with potato masher -- retain the liquid.

Add 1/2 stick of butter and milk to proper consistency for soup. Best to use whole milk or even half and half. Heat until warm. Don't boil.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the only thing to serve on a cold rainy Saturday, or when you're not feeling so well, or trying to get over a cold. Works better than Chicken Soup! Goes great with a grilled cheese or peanut butter sandwich.

 

 

 

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