Clam Chowder - New England Home Style Recipe
1/2 lb Bacon sliced
1 Onion, sliced
3 Small Potatoes, diced
3 Cup Water
1 Dash Black Pepper
24 Clams or 3 8oz Cans Minced Clams
2 Cups Half & Half
2 Cloves Garlic, crushed
3 Tbsp Butter
1 Teasp Salt
1/4 Teasp Black Pepper
1 Teasp Basil
1 Teasp Parsley
1 Teasp Thyme
Combine clams, their liquid and water; bring to a boil. Drain clams,
reserving liquid. Remove clams from shells; chop meat; set aside.
Cook bacon. Saute onion with Bacon until clear. Drain oil and set aside.
Combine potato, water, salt, pepper, basil, parsley, thyme, and liquid from clams and cookuntil potatoes are tender.
Stir in clams, milk, butter, bacon and onion.
For New England Style Fish Chowder replace clams with 11/2 lb. haddock or cod.