Mushroom Bisque
  • 1 pound Mushrooms -- sliced
  • 1 Onion -- medium chopped
  • 1 cup Cream -- heavy (or half/half)
  • 1 quart Chicken broth
  • 7 tablespoons Butter -- less OK
  • 3 cups Milk
  • White pepper
  • Sherry -- to taste
Chop mushrooms fine (save some for garnish) and simmer with onion for 30 minutes in broth. Melt 6 T of butter in a small saucepan (different from other mixture). Add flour and stir with whisk until blended. Bring milk to a boil and add it to the roux (butter/flour). Add cream, stir until thickened. Add broth and with vegetables. just before you serve, season and add sherry to taste. rich;