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Subject: potato soup
Newsgroups: rec.food.cooking

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From: DETHORNE[at]webtv.net (Don Thorne)
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 23:58:43 -0700 (MST)
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Hello guys and gals,
   Could any one of you post a recipe for a homemade potato soup? I
would like to cook my soup in a crock pot....... Thank you.......... Don

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From: Thomas Shunick <shunick[at]bellatlantic.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 10:09:08 GMT
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I haven't made this one,  but it is high on my list of 'to try':

Let us know what you think:

                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                    Potato Leek Soup (crockpot style)

Recipe By     : Damsel in distress posted to Recipes Food BB
Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :10:00
Categories    : Crockpot                         Potatoes
                Soups                            Assign

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   6      large         potatoes -- peeled and diced
   2                    leeks -- chopped
   2      medium        onions -- chopped
   1                    carrot -- diced
   1                    celery stalk -- sliced
   4                    chicken bouillon cubes
   1      tablespoon    parsley flakes
   5      cups          water
   1      tablespoon    salt
     1/2  teaspoon      pepper
     1/3  cup           butter
  13      ounces        evaporated milk
                        chopped chives -- for garnish

Put all ingredients except evaporated milk and chives in crockpot.
Cover and cook on Low 10-12 hrs. (High 3 to 4 hrs)
Stir in evaporated milk during last hour.
Serve topped with chopped chives (and shredded cheese, if desired).

Source: Damsel in distress   @   "rec.food.cooking"
 copied by Tom Shunick - A Maryland Receptarist - October 17, 2002

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From: penmart01[at]aol.como (Sheldon)
Date: 25 Mar 2003 15:57:58 GMT
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Latvian Potato-Wild Mushroom Soup
(Kartupelu zupa ar senem)

Thick, rich, creamy, and laced with sweet paprika, crispy bacon, and pungent
wild mushrooms. 

1 ounce imported dried mushrooms, rinsed and soaked in 1 cup warm water for an
hour (cepes/porcini are best, but asian mushrooms will also work) 
5 cups water 
2 teaspoons salt 
6 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 
4 slices of bacon, finely diced 
1 onion, finely chopped 
3/4 cup heavy cream 
1/2 teaspoon sweet Hungarian paprika 
white pepper, to taste 
Garnish: chopped fresh dill 

Filter the mushroom liquid to remove impurities, then add it, the rest of the
water, and the mushrooms to a large soup pot, and bring to a boil over high
heat. Add salt, reduce heat, then simmer for 30 minutes. Add the potatoes,
raise heat to medium, and cook until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
Remove from heat. 

Fish out the mushrooms, let them cool for a minute, then chop them roughly and
set to the side. Fry the bacon crisp in a separate skillet, then drain. Pour
off all but a Tablespoon of bacon grease--and add the onion and mushrooms to
it. Sauté over medium heat for about 15 minutes, until the mixture is nicely
browned. Stir the bacon back into it. 

Meanwhile, Purée the potatoes with a cup of broth, then whisk the potatoes back
into the pot, beating hard to remove any lumps. When the bacon mixture is
ready, bring the potato soup back to a simmer, add the cream, and let heat for
several minutes, until the soup is about to boil. Stir in the mushrooms, bacon,
and onion, season with paprika and pepper and adjust for salt. 

When ready to serve, ladle into bowls and garnish with fresh dill. --=SS=--

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From: J A Nelson <jnelson[at]oregon.uoregon.edu>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 08:54:23 -0800
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Sheldon wrote:
> Latvian Potato-Wild Mushroom Soup
> (Kartupelu zupa ar senem)

Hot dog!  We can get fresh porcini here and I have the rest of the stuff.
Soup tonight!

Thank you Sheldon.

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From: lark87[at]aol.com (T. Allen)
Date: 25 Mar 2003 15:29:50 GMT
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>Could any one of you post a recipe for a homemade potato soup? 

Here is my favorite homemade potato soup. You don't use a crock pot, but the
way this soup tastes, I think you'll love it!...

Ingredients:

4 large potatoes- peeled and cubed
2 cups water or cover potatoes with water
1/2 tsp. salt  1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. dried minced onions
1 tsp.  minced garlic
1 cup milk
4 oz. Velvetta cheese - cubed
2 tbls butter
2 tbls chicken bouillon granules
2 tsp. minced parsley - fresh or dried

	Directions:

In a large sauce pan, combine potatoes, water, onions, garlic, salt, &amp; pepper,
bring to boil.
Then reduce heat and cover and simmer till potatoes are done. Allow 20 min. (Do
Not
Drain)  Mash potatoes in liquid but leave lots of chuncks. Mashing lets out
some starch to
help thicken the soup. Add remaining ingredients, cook &amp; stir until cheese is
melted. If
soup is too thin, you can thicken it with more
cheese..............................;-) 
Enjoy............!	

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From: covfireman <spamfornoone[at]yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 16:38:08 -0500
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2 large onions diced
1 stick butter
1 head celery cleaned and sliced
4 carrots finely grated
4 cups chicken broth
5 # potatoes peeled  cut into 1" pieces
3 Chicken bouillon cubes
3 lg cans evaporated milk
salt/pepper to taste

In  a large stock pot melt butter sauté onions to a very
light brown add chicken broth, carrots, bouillon
cubes,potatoes bring to a boil reduce heat simmer 1 hour
stirring occasionally, add celery simmer 15 minutes add
evaporated milk continue to heat 10-15 minutes ( do not let
boil or simmer heat until just below a simmer).

Serve with grilled cheese sandwiches


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