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Clam Chowder Recipe

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This recipe for Clam Chowder, by , is from The Pell Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Wednesday, October 14, 2009


3 oz. diced bacon (approximately 4 slices)

1 medium diced onion

3 stalks diced celery

lb. diced new potatoes (blanched)

4 cups heavy cream

1 cups chopped clams, fresh or frozen

⅓ cup flour

cup half & half

3 oz. butter

2 oz. clam concentrate or clam base

1 cups clam juice or nectar

1 pinch chopped fresh garlic, white pepper, black pepper, cayenne pepper to taste

1 teaspoon marjoram

2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

teaspoon dill

teaspoon thyme

2 bay leaves

⅛ cups chopped fresh parsley

Cook bacon until transparent.

Add butter, onions, celery and all the seasoning except dill and parsley.

Cook until tender.

Add flour and cook for another 3 - 4 minutes over low heat.

Add all dairy products, clam nectar and base.

Heat just under boiling point.

Steam potatoes and cool.

Add chopped clams and potatoes.

Bring to a boil slowly and cook for 2 - 3 minutes.

Add dill and parsley.




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