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    Delicious homemade potato and bacon soup

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Homemade potato soup is one of the great cold-weather comforts.

    Anthony Michael with Cross Eyed Pig Restaurant in Little Rock joins us again to put the final touches on this comfort food favorite.

    Potato and bacon soup

    INGREDIENTS
    4-5 pounds baking potatos, peeled and cubed
    1 pound sliced bacon, chopped
    1 large onion, diced finely
    4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
    1 stick salted butter
    1 quart heavy whipping cream
    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
    salt and pepper to taste

    DIRECTIONS
    - Boil potatoes until tender, just like if you were boiling them for mashed potatoes.
    - Drain off most water except an estimated cup.
    - Saute onions, garlic, and bacon in pot with stick of butter and cayenne.
    - Mix in boiled potatoes and work up throroughly to consistency you want.
    - Add quart of cream. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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