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Bacon and Lentil Soup and Potato Salad – Marika Germanis’ recipes from her “I Can Cook” children’s cookbook series

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BACON AND LENTIL SOUP

Ingredients
3 vegetable stock cubes
2-4 potatoes
1 large onion
2 medium carrots
3-6 rashers of smoked bacon
Half bag of lentils
1.5 pints water

Preparation
Peel and cube the potatoes
Finely chop the onion
Either grate or chop the carrot
Slice up bacon rashers

Bring water to boil and add all ingredients
Bring to boil again and simmer, stirring occasionally for approximately 30-35 minutes
Once cooked and ready, mash the soup with a potato masher until you get the desired texture.

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“I CAN COOK SOUPS – 2
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POTATO SALAD

Ingredients
2 tbsp chopped walnuts
1 tbsp tarragon or cider vinegar
2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp walnut oil
Flaked sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
900g/2lb new potatoes washed or scrubbed
2 tbsp chopped green tarragon leaves
1 large shallot, finely chopped
2 tbsp chopped gherkins can be added for added flavor.

Preparation
Place walnuts in a hot over (about 200c/400f/Gas 6) for a few minutes until beginning to color slightly. This gives a fresher, less bitter flavor to the nuts.
Place the vinegar, mustard, oils, honey and salt and pepper in a screw-top jar, or in the bowl of a small hand blender. Shake or blend well until creamy. Add more seasoning if preferred. Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for about 15-20 minutes until just tender. Drain well and, when just cool enough to handle, cut into halves, or quarters, if quite large.
Place the potatoes in a mixing bowl with the tarragon, shallots, the dressing as you want. Serve just warm or at room temperature.

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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