French Onion Soup is really pretty basic, so why is it so often bad? Beef broth and caramelized onions ... what's not to like? For special deals and more great content, sign up for the free How To Cook Like Your Grandmother Newsletter.
A generous portion of this hearty beef-barley soup is satisfying as a one-dish meal. If chuck roast is on sale, purchase a large one and freeze the rest for later. If not, ask your butcher to cut off only the amount you need.