New England Clam Chowder

I cannot BELIEVE I didn’t know how to make clam chowder! I couldn’t think of what made it creamy! Go ahead and laugh–I know how crazy that sounds…

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Anatoli wrote an interesting article about clam chowder on his great wine blog Talk-A-Vino. He explains that chowder is “a rich soup typically containing fish, clams, or corn with potatoes and onions” and that there are four types of clam chowder:

  • New England Clam Chowder, with cream
  • Manhattan Clam Chowder, with tomatoes
  • Rhode Island Clam Chowder, clear
  • Long Island Clam Chowder, with cream and tomatoes

Although I don’t remember ever having eaten clam chowder, it sounded like something we would enjoy. And so I researched the internet for recipes of the most classic version, New England Clam Chowder. I tried to keep it as simple as possible, and of course I used fresh ingredients only. The resulting chowder was delicious. Here’s what I did…

Ingredients

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For 2 servings

1 kg (2.2 lbs) clams

20 grams (2 slices) bacon

200 grams (.5 lb) potatoes

70 grams celery (1 stick)

70 grams…

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