Excerpt from Our Favorite Recipes Soup Stock 1 beef bone.1 knuckle of veal.1 fowl. Cover with cold water and simmer on the back of the stove for 3 or 4 hours. Keep covered while cooking. When finished, strain and put away to use as a foundation for any soup required. Onion Soup Melt a tablespoonful of butter in a stew pan; slice into it 6 onions; brown slightly. Pour over it 11/2 pints of water and boil till very tender. Mash and put through a colander; add 1 pint of new milk and season with butter, pepper and salt. Will serve 6 persons. Celery Soup 1 cup of celery cut fine.1 pint of water.1 pint of milk.1 soda cracker rolled fine.Butter size of walnut. Cut celery fine. Boil in 1 pint of water till soft; then strain; add milk, cracker, butter, salt and pepper to taste. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.