French Onion Soup ~ the way Julia made it, sort of...
Christina's Cucina
Christina's Cucina
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs or about 5 cups of thinly sliced yellow onions (do not use sweet)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2 quarts (64 oz) beef stock (or water with beef bouillon)
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz) dry white wine or dry vermouth
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp cognac or brandy (optional, Julia's recipe has 3 tbsp, but I prefer less)
  • French, Italian or rustic loaf bread, cut into bite sized croutons, toasted
  • 1 to 2 cups of grated, real Swiss Cheese (Julia used Swiss or Parmesan) I used Gruyere

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