Potato Soup


  • 3 potatoes.
  • 1 quart milk.
  • 2 slices onion.
  • 4 tablespoons butter.
  • 2 tablespoons flour.
  • 1Β½ teaspoons salt.
  • ΒΌ teaspoon celery salt.
  • β…› teaspoon pepper.
  • Few grains cayenne.
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley.


Cook potatoes in boiling salted water; when soft, rub through a strainer. Scald milk with onion, remove onion, and add milk slowly to potatoes. Melt half the butter, add dry ingredients, stir until well mixed, then stir into boiling soup; cook one minute, strain, add remaining butter, and sprinkle with parsley.