Thursday, October 27, 2005

Recipe: Gran's Potato Soup

Michael Salsbury
My grandmother ("Gran") makes my favorite Potato Soup. A while back I grilled her for the recipe, and she finally shared it with me. Here it is:


6-8 Potatoes, chopped into small cubes about 1/4 inch each
1 small Onion, chopped finely
1 stalk Celery, chopped finely
1 large can of Evaporated Milk
Salt and Pepper, to taste
1/2 stick Butter or Margarine

  1. Boil the potatoes, onion, and celery in enough water to cover them.
  2. When the potatoes are done, mash them slightly, using a spoon or other implement.
    This will thicken the soup somewhat.
  3. Add the can of evaporated milk and the margarine/butter.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste. (I use about a teaspoon of salt and a quarter of a teaspoon of

About the Author

Michael Salsbury / Author & Editor

In his day job, Michael Salsbury helps administer over 1,800 Windows desktop computers for a Central Ohio non-profit. When he's not working, he's writing, blogging, podcasting, home brewing, or playing "warm furniture" to his two Bengal cats.


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