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    Default Cream of Garlic Soup

    Cream of Garlic Soup
    Serves 6


    4 cups onion, peeled and chopped
    2 cups garlic, peeled and chopped
    2 Tbs. olive oil
    2 Tbs. butter
    1 1/2 quarts chicken broth
    parsley stems, thyme sprigs and bay leaf, tied together
    2 cups old French Bread, torn into 1/2-inch pieces
    1 cup half and half cream
    Salt and pepper

    In a large heavy pot, saute onions and garlic in butter and oil.
    Stir frequently over low to medium heat for about 30 minutes.

    Tie parsley stems, thyme sprigs and bay leaf together with string.

    Add chicken broth and herb bundle to pot and bring to a boil. Stir
    in bread cubes and simmer 10 minutes, until bread is soft.

    Remove herb bundle and puree soup in blender. Strain through medium
    sized strainer.

    Heat and whisk in more chicken broth if the soup is too thick. Add
    half-and-half. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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    Mmm, sounds full of flavor and good stuff. Have you made this before Lynn? Thanks for the recipe.




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    Darlene, yes I have made it several times now and the family really enjoys it. I gave the recipe to a neighbor and she said her family also loves it.

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    garlic soup sounds delicious! I am glad I went back into the archives to look around.

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    Oh, YUMMMMM!

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    Oh this sounds so good, I have to try it.

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