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                                Pumpkin Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews                    Chicken
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6      cups          chicken broth
    1      can           (16 oz.) solid-pack pumpkin -- up to 2
    1      cup           onion -- thinly sliced
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1 1/2  teaspoons     salt
      1/2  teaspoon      thyme
      1/2  teaspoon      pepper
      1/2  cup           whipping cream -- warmed
    1      large         fresh pumpkin -- hollowed out-
                          -- optional
                         Fresh parsley -- optional
 
 In a covered saucepan, heat all ingredients except cream to boiling.  Reduce he
 at; simmer, uncovered 20 minutes.  Stir warm cream into soup.  Garnish with par
 sley and serve from a hollowed-out pumpkin which as been warmed for 20 minutes 
 in 350 degree oven.  (My mother, Marge Beckler, serves this soup each Thanksgiv
 ing in tiny, hollowed pumpkins for each grandchild. Our twin sons Collin and Ma
 tthew enjoyed this soup as 10-month-olds on their first Thanksgiving day!)
 
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