Molly Gingell
For the Nevada Appeal

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April 21, 2010
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Add watercress for unique flavor

Watercress is an interesting green legume. It has a unique flavor, slightly tart and bitter. It adds an interesting taste to many dishes.

This is Julia Child's recipe for watercress soup, then a fusion Monte Cristo sandwich. Enjoy the spring time.

Leek and Potato Soup

Serves 6 to 8

4 cups sliced leaks (the white part and a bit of the tender green)

4 cups diced potatoes - old or baking potatoes recommended

6 to 7 cups of water

11⁄2 teaspoons salt, or to taste

1⁄2 cup sour cream, heavy cream or creme fraiche, optional

Bring the leeks, potatoes, and …

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