Carnation Café Closes Thursday for Renovations at Disneyland Park


A Disneyland park favorite will close its doors this week – but only until summer, when Carnation Café will re-open with more seating (adding the indoor seating that disappeared in the 1990s) and a

A Disneyland park favorite will close its doors this week – but only until summer, when Carnation Café will re-open with more seating (adding the indoor seating that disappeared in the 1990s) and a

Intructions

  • 1 pound bacon, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • 4 large Russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 medium red potatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • Coarse salt, freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Optional garnishes: chopped chives, bacon bits, sour cream, shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese

Ingreditions

  1. In a 6- to 8-quart stockpot over medium heat, fry bacon until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels, reserving half for garnish. In bacon fat, cook onions, carrots, and celery until the onions are translucent. Add potatoes and cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Whisk in flour and stir constantly over low heat until the flour is cooked and the mixture has thickened slightly, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add chicken stock and half of the bacon. Season with salt and pepper.