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02 May 2002 @ 12:35 am
potato, the reliable starch  
I'm in love with potato leek soup right now. It's incredibly easy to make; take one or two leeks and slice the white and pale green parts, sautee them in a little butter, add a couple of quarts of chicken stock (or in my case, a couple of quarts of water and a spoonful of the reduced chicken stock paste I get from Milk Pail), chop 2-3 potatoes and dump them in. Cover them and simmer for 45 minutes, add salt and pepper to taste. About a buck for three meals worth of delicious soup. Yummy.
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Kennedykennedy on May 2nd, 2002 12:47 am (UTC)
Yummy. I just might have to make that.
Lauratavella on May 2nd, 2002 12:15 pm (UTC)
It is, I just love it because it's insanely simple to do yet the results are so rich and satisfying. Very filling soup.
kat: eh?kkscatnip on May 2nd, 2002 09:18 am (UTC)
my grandpa makes the most delevious potato leek soup i've ever eaten... he uses more than a buck, but it's soooo good. *_*

if i ever manage to find the recepie in the clutter that is The Recepie Box, would you like it?
Lauratavella on May 2nd, 2002 12:13 pm (UTC)
oh, yes, please! I'd love to experiment with recipes.
Cera S.diony on May 2nd, 2002 11:44 am (UTC)
Clearly this is what I ought to do with the 20938420 potatoes The Box has been sending me.
Lauratavella on May 2nd, 2002 12:02 pm (UTC)
I usually use russet potatoes, but I don't think there's any reason why the yukon gold and fingerling type the box has been sending wouldn't work too. I bet they won't disintegrate as much as the russet, but the flavor should still be good and I like some texture in my soup.
Alix (Tersa)tersa on May 8th, 2002 09:11 am (UTC)
Ah HA! That's where all the potatoes are going! :)

They've been inundating me with cherry tomatoes, but not very many potatoes.
Titaniasummer_queen on May 2nd, 2002 05:58 pm (UTC)
The recipe I have calls for some rosemary roasted garlic, which is a yummy and easy to prepare addition -- might want to try that variant some time. ^_^