Penny Ashton - 1990
Serves 4 to 6

  ONION SOUP   Make in Heavy Bottom Casserole pot or Fry onions in Skillet and transfer to Soup Pot.   ¼CButter (½ stick)>Cook in Butter until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Add Sugar, Cook & Toss until caramelized, about 10 min. 4LgYellow Onions (sliced thinly) ¼CSugar   3CansCondensed Beef Broth>Add to Onions and bring to boil. Simmer 30 min. 1tWorcestershire Sauce   Salt if desired>Season to taste. tPepper   Optional step: 2TRuby Port>Simmer ½ hour longer.   1Baguette (½ - ¾ in. slices)>Toast Bread. Lots(1C)Parmesan Cheese (grated) (Fresh is best)
Gruyére Cheese (grated)   You can sprinkle toasted bread with cheese, broil, and float on soup in bowls OR float bread on soup, sprinkle cheese over all and Broil in oven proof serving Bowls.