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       Title: Cock-A-Leekie Soup
  Categories: Polkadot, Epona, Soups/stews, Poultry
       Yield: 1 Servings
       1 lg Onion, chopped
       2 lg Stalks celery, chopped
       6    Carrots, chopped
       1 lg Roasting chicken
     3/4 c  Pearl barley
       6    Peppercorns
       4    Cloves
       6 lg Leeks
            Salt & pepper to taste
     1/2 c  Fresh parsley, chopped
       3 qt Water (approx.)
     1/2 c  Chopped prunes, figs, or
   In a large kettle, place onion, celery, carrot, and spices.  Clean
   leeks thoroughly; chop coarsely, discarding any tough parts.  Rinse
   chicken and discard any excess fat.  Add to kettle with leeks and
   barley.  Cover with 3 qts. of water (or however much it takes to
   cover chicken).  Bring to a boil, skimming top.  Reduce heat to
   medium and simmer, partially covered for 1 hour. Remove chicken, bone
   and chop, then return to kettle.  Add salt, pepper, parsley, and
   prunes.  Cook 15 minutes.
   (recipe by Diane Napolitan of The Upper Crust)
   * The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627.  Posted by EPONA