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New England Clam Chowder Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barb Gustafson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb to 1 lb bacon cut in pieces
1/2 to whole chopped sweet onion
potatoes chopped to boil
3 small cans chopped clams
1 reg soup size can evaporated milk
salt and pepper to taste
corn starch for thickening

Directions:
Directions:
Cook chopped bacon add chopped onion and cook to transparent in bacon grease. Remove bacon and onions, set aside. Boil potatoes in big soup pot (I think mine is 5 or 6 qts.) with about 2 tablespoons of the onion and bacon grease and salt and pepper. When potatoes are about 1/2 done add bacon and onion, simmer. When potatoes are not quite done add clams and juice, simmer. Add evaporated milk, simmer. Thicken with corn starch and cold milk mixture.

For leftovers you can add corn and/or grated cheddar cheese.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was also a recipe from my mom. She was not a great cook but this is yummy!

 

 

 

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