|Beef||4 Pound (Plate, Flank, Brisket, Shit, Etc)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Peppercorns||4 , cracked|
Have the vea! knuckles cracked.
Trim excess fat from meat.
Combine the meat, bones and water in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, cover and cook over low heat 1-1/2 hours.
Add the onions, celery, parsnip, parsley, salt and peppercorns.
Recover and cook 1-1/2 hours longer.
Remove meat and hones and strain soup.
Cool and chill
Carefully remove congealed fat.
Reheat and serve as consomme or use as base of other soups.