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barley-mushroom-soup recipe

Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 22:48:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: JBennicoff@aol.com

I love soup especially on those chilly nights in the Northeast.

I came up with this one when the produce manager had 3 cases of mushrooms
that were heading towards the last round-up. It is greatly pared down so you
won't have soup for the next three months.

Barley Mushroom Soup

1# fresh mushrooms, sliced			3/4 cup pearled barley
2 veggie cubes							1 cup carrots, diced
1 cup celery, chopped					1 large onion, chopped
2 bay leaves							1/2 bunch fresh parsley, minced
1 to 2 cloves (left whole)				1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp dried thyme					water to cover

Throw everything in a large pot. Cover,  bring to a boil, and then turn down
the heat and simmer slowly until the vegetables and barley are tender, about
1 hour.

Being originally from Wisconsin and a Prairie Home Companion (a great radio
show) fan, I dedicated this soup to Garrison Keiller and his wonderfully
imaginative commercials.

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