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Cheddar Cheese Soup
Le Cellier - Canada (World Showcase)
1/2 lb bacon cut into 1/2 in. pieces
3 celery ribs cut into 1/4 in pieces
3 cups milk
1 medium red onion cut into 1/4 in. pieces
2 tbsp butter
3 cups water
3 dashes Tabasco
1 cup flour
1/2 cup beer
3/4 lb. grated white cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste
In a soup pot start to brown the bacon over medium heat.
When the bacon is starting to get crisp, add the onions, celery and butter.
Cook until the onion is translucent. Add the flour and incorporate with the
butter. Cook for 4 minutes, constantly stirring. Add the water and whisk.
Make sure there are no lumps. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and
cook for 15 minutes, stir every couple of minutes. Add the milk and continue
to simmer for 15 minutes. Do not boil after you add the milk. After the last
15 minutes, turn off the heat and stir in the cheese then the beer. Add the
Tabasco and season with salt and pepper.
If the soup is too thick you can thin it out with some milk.
Serve with your favorite bread and top with some chopped scallions or
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