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  1. --FISH STOCK-- 1/4 c Parsnips -- coarsely chopped

  2. 1/2 c Carrots -- coarsely chopped

  3. 1 lg Yellow onion -- coarsely

  4. -chopped (3/4 cup) 1 lg Potato -- coarsely chopped

  5. -(1 cup) 1 t Salt

  6. 6 Peppercorns -- whole

  7. 1 tb Parsley stems -- chopped

  8. 1 Bay leaf

  9. 3 Celery stalks w/leaves

  10. 2 lb Fish trimmings

  11. 4 qt Cold water

  12. --SOUP-- 1/2 c Carrots -- finely chopped

  13. 1/4 c Parsnips -- finely chopped

  14. 1 lb Halibut, cod or haddock,

  15. -boneless and in one piece 1/2 c Leeks -- finely sliced, white

  16. -parts only 2 Egg yolks

  17. Salt & pepper 3 tb Parsley -- finely chopped

  18. 6 tb Sour cream (opt)

  19. 4 to 6 quart stock pot. Bring to a boil, partially cover the pot, turn the heat low and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes. Strain the stock through a fine sieve into a large bowl, pressing down hard on the vegetables and fish trimmings with the back of a spoon to extract their juices before discarding them. Wash the pot and return the strained stock to it. Reduce the stock to about 6 cups by boiling it rapidly, uncovered, for about 20 minutes. Restrain through a fine sieve or through a double thickness of cheesecloth lining a regular sieve. SOUP: Again return the stock to the pot. Add the carrots, parsnips and fish. As soon as the soup reaches the boil, lower the heat and simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes. Add the leeks and simmer

  20. 2 or 3 minutes longer. Remove from heat, lift out the fish with a slotted spoon and set aside on a platter. In a small bowl, beat egg yolks with a wire whisk; then beat in about 1/2 cup of hot soup,

  21. 1 tablespoon at a time. Pour this back into the soup in a thin stream, beating continuously with a wire whisk. With a fork, separate the fish into flakes and add it to the soup. Season with sale and pepper and reheat, but do not let the soup boil. To serve, ladle the soup into individual bowls and spinkle with chopped parsley. If you like, garnish each serving with

  22. 1 tablespoon sour cream.


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