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Salsify or Vegetable Oyster Soup


  • 1 1/2 cups diced salsify
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 quart milk
  • salt and pepper


Scrub, scrape and clean salsify. Dice and cook in salted water, with 1 tablespoon of vinegar added, until tender. Drain, add butter and rich milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and serve with crackers.


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