Governor Tom Ridge's Fresh Mushroom Soup for Thanksgiving

It was something of a tradition for the governor and his father to make this soup together as a first course for the family's Thanksgiving meal.

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45mins
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directions

  • In a large saucepan over low heat, melt the butter and saute the onions and sugar slowly until golden - about 30-45 minutes.
  • Gently clean the mushrooms with a kitchen towel or paper towel. Slice 1/3 of the mushrooms and finely chop the rest.
  • Add all mushrooms to the onions and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour until smooth and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Pour in water and stir until smooth.
  • Add chicken broth, vermouth and salt and heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • This can be prepared in advance and refrigerated. Reheat, covered, over low heat for 10 minutes.
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"It was something of a tradition for the governor and his father to make this soup together as a first course for the family's Thanksgiving meal."
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  1. carrie sheridan
    It was something of a tradition for the governor and his father to make this soup together as a first course for the family's Thanksgiving meal.
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