Last night I made a delicious soup for supper. It was quick and easy. I got the recipe from an Amish cookbook that my mom gave me years ago. I thought I would share the recipe with you this morning.
Potato Soup with Sausage
6 cups of potatoes, diced (I used 8 cups)
1/2 medium onion, chopped (I used 1 whole onion)
1 tsp of celery leaves (I used all the celery heart leaves)
1/2 lb. sausage (I used 1 lb. of Jimmy Dean sausage)
2 cups of milk or cream (I used milk)
1 Tbsp of cornstarch
Salt and Pepper to taste (I used a lot of pepper)
Garnish with cheese (I used cheddar)
Cook potatoes and onions in a pot of water. Fry sausage. When potatoes are almost done add celery leaves, parsley and sausage. Mix cornstarch and milk and add to the potatoes. Bring to a full boil and boil for two minutes. (I did not do the boiling part. I was afraid I would scorch the milk. I just let the soup simmer while the table was being set and ice placed in glasses.)
That was it and it was really yummy! This was a perfect dish for such a cold wintery day. My son gave it a 10. My husband an 8. (He is not too keen on potato soups of any sort and to get an 8 was a good thing.) Let me know if you try it.
According to the weather forecast last evening--today is supposed to be the coldest day since 2010. Yikes! Maybe I should have made this soup tonight instead of last night. Oh well, I will have a nice hot supper tonight, too. I haven't decided what it will be but it will be hot!!!
My knee is still terribly tender and I am walking with a limp to prevent further injury, so today will be a slow one. A little chore done...rest...another chore done...rest....a schooling lesson done...rest. Sigh... I am hoping that this little problem well resolve itself soon. Ice packs alternating with a hot wheater heater will continue. I am thinking of doing an epsom salt poultice today, too. I will let you know how that goes.
I do have a load of laundry to do, as well as, some vacumming. Hmm...maybe my son can use some practice with the Oreck?