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                               Wild Rice Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Twelve Months of Monastery Soups.  p.  125  
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Text Import                  Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      Cups          Vegetable Or Chicken Broth
    1      Cup           Dry Sherry
      1/2  Cup           Water
    3                    Shallots -- Finely Chopped
      1/2  Cup           Mushrooms -- Sliced
    1      Cup           Wild Rice
                         Salt And Pepper -- To Taste
      1/2  Cup           Light Cream
      1/2  Cup           Chervil, Or Parsley -- Chopped
    2      Teaspoons     Fresh Thyme -- Chopped
           Pinch         Dry Mustard
 
 1.  In a soup pot, pour the broth, sherry, and water and bring to a boil.
 Add the shallots, mushrooms, wild rice, salt , and pepper.  Reduce the heat
 to medium.  Cover the pot and cook slowly for 35-40 minutes.
 
 2.  Check to see that the rice is well cooked;  if not, cook for another  5
 minutes or so.  Check the seasoning also.  add more broth if necessary.
 
 3.  Add the cream, chervil, thyme and pinch of dry mustard.  Stir the soup
 thoroughly.  Cover the pot ans simmer the soup for another 10 minutes.
 Serve immediately, or refrigerate it for 2 hours and serve cold.
 
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