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Cooking school: Sweet potato soup and grilled cheese

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Zack Sklar from Cutting Edge Cuisine joined Fox 2 to make sweet potato soup and a mini gruyere grilled cheese sandwiches.

Sklar says these recipes are great to bring to parties because they're easy to walk around with.

Click the video player to watch Sklar prepare both recipes and follow along with the recipe below in your kitchen.


Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients
2-3 Pounds of Sweet Potatoes
3T Butter
1 Onion
4 Cups Chicken or Vegetable Stock
2 Cups Heavy Cream
1 Cup White Wine
5 Star Anise
1 Cinnamon Stick
Freshly Grated Nutmeg to taste
2 Bay Leaves
Cayenne Pepper to taste
Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar to taste
Salt
Pepper

Directions:
·    Cut onion in large dice and sauté in butter until translucent
·    Peel and cut sweet potatoes into large chunks and add to onions
·    Add white wine and reduce by half
·    Add all the rest of the ingredients except vinegar (bay leaves, star anise and cinnamon to be wrapped in cheese cloth)
·    Cook for 45 minutes on medium heat or until sweet potato is fork tender
·    Remove Cinnamon, Star Anise and Bay leaves
·    Carefully blend until smooth and finally season to taste


Grilled Cheese Ingredients
Whole Grain Mustard
Gruyere Cheese
White Bread
Mayonnaise
Butter

Directions

·    Spread soft mayonnaise and butter on the outside of bread
·    Put desired amount of cheese and whole grain mustard on and griddle on medium heat
·    Cut crust off, cut mini sandwiches and enjoy

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