4 medium potatoes — cubed
1 onion — diced
1 1/4 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon parsley
1 teaspoon basil
salt and pepper to taste
1 to 2 tablespoons flour dissolved in half a cup of water
Add potatoes and onions to boiling water. Cover and cook for fifteen to twenty minutes or until fork tender. Mash some of the potatoes with a fork to thicken soup. Add milk, butter and seasonings. Bring to boil and stir in flour and water mixture. Stir well until thickened. Serves four, double for company.
Garnish with grated cheese, diced ham, or crumbled bacon. Enjoy!