Country Potato Soup

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double-baked-potato-soupI guess the winter is winding down, but there is still time for great soup. What am I saying? There is always time for great soup!

This is a filling and very satisfying one, filled with good stuff, and flavorful.

It’s inspired by Pioneer Woman’s Potato Soup. I have adapted it to my own tastes.


  • 6 slices thick bacon, cut into one-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 6 cups of diced potatoes, diced. Avoid baking potatoes. I don’t peel, but you certainly can.
  • 1 qt of chicken stock (unsalted preferred)
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp creole seasoning (commercial or homemade)
  • 1 tbsp freshly minced parsley
  • 1 c grated cheese (Edam was my choice)
  • 3 scallions, finely minced


  1. Cook up the bacon until crisp in a large heavy-duty soup pot. Remove…

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