Polyamory.com Forum  

Go Back   Polyamory.com Forum > Polyamory > Fireplace


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-06-2014, 10:57 PM
LoveBirds LoveBirds is offline
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 24
Default Does anyone here like to cook?

I am making French onion soup and was wondering if anyone else has ever made it. I'm using two recipes. One for the meat to cook in and a separate soup for the dip with provolone and Swiss. Any pointers?
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2014, 11:05 PM
Ariakas Ariakas is offline
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,872

Yes, and french onion soup is one of my favorites.

I have never heard of a french onion soup with meat. So my recipes wouldn't help. The gist of mine

Cook 10 to 20 onions in butter/oil combo until they are translucent
Add sugar and salt to caramelize them
Create what is essentially a reux using 1 cup beef stock and flour added to the onions. (add flour first to coat them, cook for a few minutes then stir in WARM stock)
Add 1 bottle of low quality red wine (the flavour is strong enough to stick)
Add bay leaf
Let simmer and reduce

I only love gruyere for the cheese, hard to beat since this particular soup is very strong flavoured and you need the power cheese to match.

Not really a fan of adding anything else, but I do have friends that basically make a beef soup with lots of onions.

Unless I am reading that wrong and you intend to pull the meat out essentially making the stock first, then making the soup with the remove meat?
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2014, 11:32 PM
Ariakas Ariakas is offline
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,872

moved to a more appropriate forum for non poly but fun discussions.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2014, 02:48 AM
alibabe_muse's Avatar
alibabe_muse alibabe_muse is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 373

I'll ask bassman when he gets off work. He's a chef.
Ali 47 bi lady divorced, 3 kids with two at home, co-parenting with their dad, and consider myself solo poly

Ganga - 44 hetroflexible male, paramour of 3 months, considers himself solo poly possible relationship anarchist
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:43 AM.