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       Title: Kartoffelsuppe (Potato Soup)
  Categories: German, Soups/stews
       Yield: 4 servings
       2 ea Potatoes; Medium                    1 ea Bay Leaf; Small
       1 ea Onion; Medium Size                1/2 ts Salt
       4 ea Celery & Leaves; Stalks             2 tb Butter
 	    2 tb Vegetable Oil			     2 c  Milk;Up to 3 Cups Maybe
       1 x  Boiling Water                 
       1 x  Parsley; Chopped               
   Peel and thinly slice potatoes, onion and celery.  Saute for 3 to 5
   minutes in hot vegetable oil.  In a large pot, add all of the vegetables
   and cover with with just enough boiling water to cover.  Place bay leaf
   and salt in pot and boil vegetables until tender.  Drain vegetables and
   reserve liquid.  Mash vegetables into vegetable stock; add butter.  Thin
   soup with milk as desired; heat until warm. (DO NOT boil).  Ladle into
   soup bowls and sprinkle with chopped parsley.