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                             Onion Soup Cyrano
 
 Recipe By     : The new York Times Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      Cups          Onions -- sliced
      1/2  Cup           Butter
    1 1/2  Quarts        Beef stock
                         Salt
                         Freshly ground black pepper
    4      Slices        French Bread -- toasted
      1/2  Cup           Grated Parmesan cheese
 
 1.  Preheat oven to hot (400F)
 2.  Saute the onions in four tablespoons of the butter until golden,
 stirring often.
 3.  Add the stock and boil 10 minutes.  Season to taste with salt and
 pepper.
 4.  Place the toast in one large or four small casseroles, add the
 soup and sprinkle with cheese.  Dot the top with the remaining butter
 5.  Bake until the top is golden brown.
 
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 NOTES : More important than onions in a good onion soup is the beef
 stock with which
 it is made.    If the stock is rich and full-bodied the onions become
 secondary.