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                               BASIC CHOWDER
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       oz           Bacon bits
    1                    Carrot, thinly sliced
    2                    Sticks celery, thinly sliced
    1                    Onion, coarsely chopped
    1                    Bay leaf
    2                    Cloves of garlic (or 3)
    1       t            Pepper
 
   Fry the bacon in a large pot and remove.  Add the
   carrot and celery and cook over medium heat for 2
   minutes. Add the onion, bay leaf and whole cloves of
   garlic. Stir and add the pepper.
   
   “All you really need is a big pot and some bacon bits.
   After that, you improvise....  (Otherwise) we are
   stuck with the tyranny of the formal recipe which
   defines The Only Way To Do It in a form as exact, and
   frequently as exciting, as a prescription from the
   doctor.”
   
   Source:  Urban Peasant by James Barber Shared by
   Elizabeth Rodier 6/93
  
 
 
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