4 tb Butter
1/4 C. Onion; Finely Chopped
1/2 lb Fresh Mushrooms; Fine Chop
1 tb Unbleached Flour
2 C. Chicken Broth
1/2 C. Heavy Cream
Salt & Pepper; To Taste
Melt the butter in a pot and add the onion and mushrooms.
Cook over low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with
the flour and
cook for a few minutes more. Slowly add the stock, and heat, stirring,
until it reaches the boiling point. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20
minutes. Stir in the cream and season to taste. Reheat before serving.
COLD MUSHROOM SOUP: Use an additional 1/4 cup of heavy cream and chill.
Adjust the salt and serve in cold soup bowls with chives sprinkled on