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Recipe: Clam Chowder October 16, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — gnowetan @ 8:59 pm
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Made some clam chowder tonight, wanted to put down the recipe so I could remember it for later:

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 strips of bacon
  • 1/4 stick of butter
  • 3/4 c flour
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium/large potato
  • 2-3 stalks of celery
  • 2-3 carrots
  • 16 oz cream
  • 16 oz milk
  • 2 cans of clams
  • pepper
  • salt

Directions:

  1. dice onion, carrots, potato, and celery, place into saucepan
  2. open clams, drain juice into saucepan, add water to cover vegetables, simmer over low/medium heat
  3. using a heavy bottom pot or dutch oven, brown bacon to render fat.  Remove bacon and put aside
  4. melt butter in with bacon fat
  5. mix in flour, cream and milk.  Stir until it thickens slightly
  6. add vegetables and clam stock
  7. add clams
  8. season to taste
  9. When serving, cut bacon into small bits and sprinkle on top

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