3 Medium Potatoes----cut into 1 inch cubes [can be white or red potatoes]
Bring 2 cups water to Boil. Add potatoes and cook till tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup
cooking liquid, adding water if needed.
Peel and finely chop 1 onion. Cook onion with 3 tablespoons butter in soup pot
till onion is translucent.
Add 3 tablespoons all purpose flour to soup pot
Season with Red Pepper Flakes and black pepper [1/8 teaspoon, about]
Cook this 3 to 4 minutes.
Slowly add potatoes, Cooking liquid, 3 Cups milk and 1/2 teaspoon sugar to soup pot.
Stir well. Add 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese and 1 cup chopped cooked ham.
Simmer for at least 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
This is delicious. Serve with your favorite bread. Let me know if you liked it.