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       Title: Basic Onion Soup
  Categories: Soups/, Stews
       Yield: 6 Servings
       6 lg Onions
       6 tb Olive oil
       6 c  Water or stock of choice
       4    Bouillon cubes (if soup
            -stock is not used)
       6 sl Bread, toasted
            Salt and pepper to taste
            Grated Gruyere cheese
   Cut the onion into thin slices. Pour the oil into t he soup pot and cook
   the onions slowly until they turn brown. Stir continually. Add the water
   and bouillon cubes. Bring the water to a boil and boil for 5 minutes, and
   simmer for 10 more. Add the salt and pepper. Stir well. Pour the soup into
   oven-proof soup bowls. Add a slice of toasted bread on top, cover the
   entire top of the bowls with grated cheese, and carefully place the bowls
   into a preheated oven (350) for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve the soup with the
   cheese begins to bubble.