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Bratten's Clam Chowder Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Kimball

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cans chopped clams
1 bottle Clam Juice
1 c diced Celery
1c Diced Onion
2 c Diced Potatoes

3/4 c Butter
3/4 c flour
1 qt. Half & Half

Directions:
Directions:
Put veggies in a pot and over with juice drained from clams and bottle of clam juice. If there isn't enough liquid to over the vegetables, add water to cover
Cook until BARELY TENDER

In another pan melt butter. Add flour to make a roux. Slowly add half & half STIRRING CONSTANTLY.
Stir with a wire whisk until thick and smooth.
Add this mixture to the vegetables and stir in the clams
Heat through and add salt & pepper to taster
Hope you enjoy it!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was given to Mom by a former employer of the Old Bratten's Seafood Restaurant. My parents, Guy & Carol went on a date every Friday Night. They enjoyed eating at this restaurant and would often tell the children about the delicious seafood shrimp salad, pumpernickel bread and wonderful Clam Chowder. Because we had such a large family, the children would get to eat at Bratten's if that was their choice on the child's Birthday.

 

 

 

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