The Gypsy Homestead

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The Gypsy Homestead Food Vibe of the Day:

Country Potato Soup!!!!

The Gypsy Homestead Food-Vibe of the Day:
Country Potato Soup
1⁄8 cup butter, unsalted
2 leeks, thinly sliced (white part only)
1 large yellow onion, sliced
1 1⁄2 quarts chicken stock
4 large peeled potatoes, sliced evenly in 1/4 inch slices
salt, to taste
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1⁄2 cup heavy cream
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1⁄2 cup bacon, cooked and diced
In a large saucepan, add butter, leeks and onions, and cook.
(Do not brown vegetables.) Add chicken stock, potatoes, salt and fresh thyme.
Cook for 40 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently to avoid scorching.
Add cream, bring to a boil and serve hot.
Garnish with Cheddar cheese and diced bacon.

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