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       Title: Creamy Baked Potato Soup
  Categories: Soups
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       6 md Potatoes; peeled and diced
       4 tb Butter
       4 tb Flour
       1 md Onion; peeled and chopped
       6 c  Milk
     1/2 ts Thyme leaves
            Salt and pepper; to taste
       1    Smoked ham hock (or 1 ham bo
       1 c  Mashed potatoes; *see note
  
   Recipe by: Randy Pollak In a dutch oven, heat butter and saute onions
   until lightly browned. Add flour and continue cooking for 1 minute.
   Add milk stirring until mixture is smooth and begins to thicken
   slightly. Add thyme leaves, smoked ham hock, and mashed potatoes.
   Place covered in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake for 1 hour or
   until potatoes are tender. If soup is too thick thin with a little
   cold milk. Season with salt and pepper and garnish individual bowls
   with chopped fresh parsley and grated carrot.
  
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