1Fry bacon. Reserve 1 tbsp bacon drippings. Crumble. Saute onion and garlic in the bacon drippings until tender. Stir in flour, salt, basil, and pepper; mix well. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Add the potatoes, cream and hot pepper sauce; heat through but do not boil. Garnish with bacon, cheese, and parsley.