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       Title: Beef Shank Soup
  Categories: Soups
       Yield: 7 servings
         1 lb beef shanks
         8 c  water
         1 ea onion -- chopped
       1/2 c  celery -- chopped
         1 ea carrot -- chopped
     1 1/2 ts salt
         2 TB parsley -- finely chopped
         1 ea bay leaf
         4    whole peppercorns
         1    clove garlic -- cut in half
       1/4 ts dried thyme
   :          cheesecloth - about 4
   :          square
   In slow-cooking pot, combine beef with water, onion,
   celery, carrot, salt and parsley. Place bay leaf,
   peppercorns, thyme and garlic in center of
   cheesecloth.  Pull up on each corner, forming a bag
   and tie.  Drop in pot with meat. Cover and cook on low
   6 to 8 hours, or until meat is tender. Remove spice
   bag. Ladel soup into bowls.
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