1Pierce potatoes with a fork, bake at 375 for 40-50 min. until tender. --OR-- cook potatoes using an alternative microwave method. Cool and cube, set aside.
*Potatoes can be peeled before cubing if preferred.
2In a large Dutch oven, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour and seasonings (add or subtract seasonings to personal taste). Blend.
3Gradually add broth while stirring. Bring to boil, cook and stir until thickened.
4Add potatoes from step one, return to boil. Reduce heat and simmer with cover for 10 min.
5Add milk and cheese, continue to heat until cheese is melted. Stir in bacon and serve.
*Tastes great with garlic bread.