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               SMOKED ACORN SQUASH & WILD RICE BISQUE - V 12
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Soup
                 Squash                           Holidays
                 Victoria
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    1-pound acorn squash -- halved
                         -amd seeded
    1       tb           Canola oil
    8       oz           Onion -- coarsely chopped
                         -(1-3/4 cups)
    1                    Stalk celery -- chopped (1/2c)
    2       cl           Garlic -- minced
    2       ts           Fresh thyme -- chopped -or-
      1/2   ts           Dried thyme
    2       ts           Fresh sage -- chopped -or-
      1/4   ts           Dried, rubbed sage
    1       t            Crushed red chile flakes
    4       c            Chicken stock
      1/4   c            Heavy cream (optional)
    1       c            Wild rice -- cooked
                         Salt and lemon juice to
                         -taste
 
   :    If desired, smoke 4 of the squash halves for 20
   minutes.  Preheat oven to 350F.  Line shallow baking
   pan with foil. :    Remove squash from smoker.
   Arrange with remaining squash halves, cut side down,
   in pan. :    Bake at 350F for 1 hour or until soft.
   Scoop out pulp and set aside. :    Heat oil in a large
   pot over medium heat.  Saute onion and celery in hot
   oil until soft, about 4 minutes.  Add garlic, thyme,
   sage, and chili flakes.  Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
   :    Add squash pulp and chicken stock.  Mix well.
   Bring to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1
   hour. :    Puree in blender in several batches,
   blending until smooth. Return to same pot.
   :    Stir in cream and wild rice.  Add salt and lemon
   juice to taste. Serve at once in warm bowls. Yield: 6
   to 8 servings.
   
   “Victoria” Magazine, December, 1995        Typos by
   Jeff Pruett. Submitted By COOK4U@VIVANET.COM  On
    THU, 7 DEC 1995 114906 GMT
  
 
 
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