This came from my Grandmother who received it from her mother who moved here from Czechoslovokia.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Heat oil in large Dutch oven (large stew pot) on high heat.
  2. Combine Beef and Pork and begin to brown in oil on all sides.
  3. When meat is browned on all sides add Onion; add enough water to cover the meat and onions mixture.
  4. Tie pickling spices in a cheesecloth or, us a metal tea ball only half full.
  5. Spices will expand while cooking.
  6. Drop cheesecloth or teaball into meat mixture.
  7. Simmer mixture for 45 minutes.
  8. Add ingredients from cans, diced tomatoes, tomato soup, and catsup; stir mixture well.
  9. Finally add all the spices as measured, the vinegar and the whiskey!
  10. Turn fire or heat to a low setting and simmer for 1 hour with lid on the pot.
  11. Check and stir frequently to prevent the bottom from scorching or burning.
  12. Remove pickling spice container and discard before serving
  1. You can add 2 cups of egg noodles as you are simmering the soup till the noodles are tender. You may have to add a little more water for the noodles.
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