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                    Garlic Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms
 
 Recipe By     : Gordon Restaurant, Chicago
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :1:30
 Categories    : New American Cuisine             Soups
                 Vegetable Dishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  pound         garlic
    1                    onion -- chopped
    8      ounces        white mushrooms -- sliced
    4                    shallots -- chopped
    2      quarts        heavy cream
    1      cup           brandy
    4      sprigs        thyme
    1      quart         water
    6      ounces        butter
    1      pound         Shiitake Mushrooms, sliced thin -- reserve stems
 
 Melt butter in a heavy saucepan. Add the onions, shallots, garlic, Shiitake
 stems, white mushrooms, and saute for about one hour. 
 
 Add the brandy and let boil for 30 seconds then add 1/2 the water and bring to
 a simmer.
 
 Add the heavy cream slowly, stirring it in. The total temperature should not
 be reduced much. Simmer for about 20 minutes, adjust consistency.
 
 Strain, season, and add Shiitake mushrooms. Season again and serve.
 
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 Suggested Wine: French White Burgundy
 
 
 Nutr. Assoc. : 620 1662 4204 1358 0 1287 1492 0 0 1365