*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   ELECTRONIC GOURMET'S FRENCH ONION SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Cyberealm
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   lb           Yellow Onions, thinly sliced
                         (about 5 cups)
    3       tb           Butter
    1       tb           Oil
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   ts           Sugar
    3       tb           Flour
    8       c            Boiling Brown Stock
      1/2   c            Dry White Wine or Vermouth
    3       tb           Cognac
                         Rounds of Hard Toasted Bread
    2       c            Swiss Cheese, grated
 
   1) Cook the onions slowly with the butter and oil in a
   covered saucepan
      for 15 minutes.
   
   2) Uncover, raise the heat to moderate and stir in the
   salt and sugar.
      Cook for 30 to 40 minutes stirring frequently until
   the onions have
      turned and even, deep golden brown.
   
   3) Sprinkle in the flour and stir 3 minutes.
   
   4) Off heat, blend in the boiling liquid. Note that
   instead of brown stock
      you may use canned beef bouillon (same quantity).
   Or, and equal part of
      boiling water plus stock or bouillon.
   
   5) Add the wine and season to taste. Simmer partially
   covered for 30 to 40
      minutes or more, skimming occasionally. Correct
   Seasoning.
   
   6) Set aside uncovered until ready to serve, then
   reheat to simmer.
   
   7) Just before serving, stir in the cognac. Pour into
   french onion soup
      bowls over the rounds of bread. Cover with cheese.
   Bake at 350 F until
      cheese melts.
   
   Typed for you by Peggy and Bruce Travers,Cyberealm BBS
   Watertown NY 315-786-1120
  
 
 
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