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       Title: Simple Onion Soup
  Categories: Soups/, Stews
       Yield: 4 Servings
  
       1 lb Beef bones for stock
      12 c  Water
       2 tb Flour or cornstarch
     1/2 c  Milk
       6    Onions--coarsely sliced
     1/2 c  Grated Gruyere, Parmesan, or
            -Romano cheese
            Salt the pepper to taste
  
   Place the bones in a large pot. Add water and bring to a high boil. Lower
   the heat, cover the pot, and continue boiling for 3 hours. Let the stock
   cool and remove the bones. Take the fat from the top of the stock and place
   it in another casserole. Add the flour, milk, and half a cup stock.
   Dissolve well and cook the mixture for about 2 minutes, stirring
   continually. Add the mixture tot he soup, and also the sliced onions. Stir
   well and bring the soup to a second boil. Cover the pot and cook for about
   30 minutes, over low-medium heat. Turn off the heat, add the grated cheese,
   stir well, cover the pot, and let the soup stand for 5 minutes. Serve hot.
  
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