Mock Turtle Soup


3 pounds lean beef, cut into chunks
6 cups water
2 cups milk
1/2 cup butter
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup cream
1/2 teaspoon mace
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Salt and pepper to taste


Boil meat in water until water boils down to 1 quart. Reduce heat and add milk and butter. Remove meat, allow to cool, put through meat grinder and return to stock. Add flour to cream, stirring until dissolved, and combine with stock. Add seasonings, garnish as desired, and serve.


Serves 8.

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