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       Title: SPLIT PEA SOUP
  Categories: Penndutch, Soups
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       1 c  Split peas
       1 ea Ham bone
       3 qt Water
       1 T  Onion, minced
       3 T  Butter
       3 T  Flour
       1 t  Salt
     1/8 t  Pepper
       2 c  Milk
  
   Wash and soak peas in water to cover, overnight. In the morning drain
   off the water and cover with 3 quarts of fresh water. Add the ham bone
   and onion and cook until peas are soft. Rub through a sieve. Melt the
   butter and stir in the flour until well blended and smooth. Add the
   salt, pepper and milk and cook, stirring constantly until the mixture
   thickens. Combine with the strained liquid and cook until rather
   thick. Serve hot.
   Source:  Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary
   Arts Press, 1936.
  
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