Consomme

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. shin bone
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 4 lbs. lean beef
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 carrot, cut
  • Chicken bones or cold left over chicken
  • 1 potato, cut
  • 1/16 teaspoon red pepper
  • 4 qts. water
  • ¼ cup celery, cut

Method

Place meat and bone in soup kettle, add the cold water, let stand 1 hour. Let slowly come to the boiling point and simmer slowly 4 or more hours. Add vegetables, boil 1 hour longer. Strain all through a sieve and season when cold; skim off fat. Serve hot.