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Mimi's Cafe' Corn Chowder Recipe

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This recipe for Mimi's Cafe' Corn Chowder, by , is from The 2009 Zens Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Leoda Zens
Added: Friday, October 16, 2009


4 tablespoons butter or margarine
6 tablespoons onion, chopped
3/4 cup celery, diced
2 1/2 cups hot water
2 cups raw potatoes, peeled, cubed
3-4 cups frozen corn, thawed
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons salt
Pinch of pepper
3-4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 quart half and half, divided use

In large pot or Dutch oven, melt butter using medium heat. Add onion and celery, simmer until softened but not browned, about 5 minutes.
Add water, potatoes, corn and seasonings. Cover and simmer 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Whisk flour into 1 cup half and half. Stir into soup. Add remaining half and half. Simmer about 15 minutes, until soup thickens.
Add salt and pepper to taste. If needed, to thin soup, add milk; to thicken, simmer 5-10 minutes more.

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Number Of Servings:
2 1/2 quarts




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