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Mom's Potato Soup

My mother makes a unique potato soup that she and I adore. Every year I must make this soup at least twice.... once in the fall and once in the winter. We both love it with buttered toast but my mom also loves it cold. I would rather reheat mine!

It's easy to make. You need

2-3 baking potatoes peeled and cubed
1 medium onion chopped
6 c whole milk
1 c flour
2 eggs

Place the potatoes and onions in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until vegetables are tender. Drain the water, add the milk. Bring to a boil again. While milk is heating, combine the flour and eggs. You will get a sticky dough. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough into the hot milk, repeating until all the dough is used. Cook until dumplings are cooked through. Before serving, salt and pepper generously.

 Found out that my Grandmother Holt made it this way but we are not sure if it was any farther back. My Grandmother Holt used to make it when her kids were sick. It was a comfort food for all of us!

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  1. Can I just tell you that we fixed your chili, and it absolutely rocks!!!! We're going to make it again on Halloween. HH added a bit of Cumin (is that how you spell it)...it's his favorite spice.
    Thanks for the great recipe!
    Mom is doing ok. Her knee is giving her lots of problems, and she is still driving to Springfield most weekends to help with her mom. She said to tell you "hi".

  2. Terri this sounds very interesting and I will have to give it a try!

  3. Terri this sounds very interesting and I will have to give it a try!

  4. We love potato soup. And I love anything with dumplings. But my hubby doesn't. Whatever. I make a potato soup that involves bacon grease... Can't you just feel the arteries clogging?


  5. going to try this tonight! Got your money and order is on its way. Thanks!

  6. Oh... I love potato soup!
    Becky K.

  7. I am for sure going to try this...I LOVE easy uncomplicated recipes! Thank you!

  8. We used to eat potato soup when I was a kid..... I haven't had it in years!!! I simply must make some for my husband and I now!!!!Thanks for sharing the recipe :o)

  9. I was just thinking, the other day, a pot of good ol'homemade potato soup would be soooo good, since we're having such great fall weather now. I've never added dumplings. This sounds delish. I'll give it a try!

    Thanks for the recipe, Terri!

  10. My grandmother (Mammy) used to make Potato Dumpling soup. This really took me back. She also made Meal soup (our of cornmeal) and both were comfort foods...I can taste that wonder soup now and those tender dumplings! Thanks for the recipe...

  11. Hi Terri,
    Nice to meet you. Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog. Glad you found me. Your soup recipe sounds really yummy. Another one for me to try.

  12. Anonymous4:56 PM

    yummy! Just getting home and very tired. Gonna go soak...wish I had a warm bowl of your soup.
    Missed you,Brenda

  13. Hi Terri,

    I've been seeing you on alot of the blogs I visit and thought I would drop by and visit you. We have some things in common, my hubby and I were also high school sweeties and we also have been married, well it'll be 31 years next week. I'll earmarked your blog and be back to visit. You have a nice blog.

  14. Anonymous7:35 PM

    I have a great potatoe soup that is the creamy kind. MMMmm I will have to look for it now!! We are having Tortilla Soup for dinner with salad and baked tortillas

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  16. Anonymous7:36 PM

    Sorry I pushed twice!!!

  17. Terri

    I've posted many times about my Mom making potato soup when she comes to visit. Yummy! Her's doesn't have any dumplings in it. It's just creamy potato soup. We add a dollop of sour cream to the top and sprinkle with shredded cheese and sometimes add some crumbled bacon. Yum! It's bedtime, but suddenly I'm hungry!


  18. I've loved and made potato soup all my (long) life and have never heard of dumplings in it. I can hardly wait to try it.....

  19. Anonymous5:30 PM

    I love potato soup, found it searching your site, I happened on to you work with me page, and was in awe of your page views. I wanted to know you secret... Saw that you have been blogging since 2005 or 3 forget... I started blogging in 2013, but didnt really get going till 2015... But my page views are so much lower still would like to know your secret for getting more traffic... Thanks Karen


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