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Best Clam Chowder Ever! Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Colleen
Added: Sunday, December 17, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 six-ounce cans minced clams
1 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup finely chopped celery
2 cups finely chopped potatoes
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup flour
1 quart half & half
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsps. Sugar and Pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Dump chopped vegetables into a pot. Drain juice from clams and pour over veggies. Add enough water to barely cover veggies and simmer covered over medium heat until potatoes are tender-about 20 minutes.

In the meantime, make sauce by melting butter, add flour and blend with a whisk until smooth. Ad half &half cooking and stirring until smooth and thick.

When vegetables are done, drain and add to white sauce. Add clams and heat through. Season with salt, pepper, and Sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sister Eleanor Kekauoha brought this to our hom eafter my mother passed away. It was the first meal I ever remember being brought to our house. My mom had served others for years, and now we were recepients. Her clam chowder and corn bread was teh best tasting food I could imagine and it brings em comfort to this day.

 

 

 

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