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    Kitchen Dictionary: chowder

    Chowder is a variety of soups thickened with flour or crackers and milk. Chowder is sometimes made with salt pork. Most people in the US refer to it simply as clam chowder or corn chowder. Manhattan chowder is made with tomatoes and New England chowder is made with clams. The word chowder comes from the French word meaning “chaudiere” meaning pot. Although there are other meanings for chowder. In New England the word comes from Newfoundland referring to a Breton fisherman, who would throw his catch of the day in a pot with other ingredients. Another older meaning of the word chowder comes from old England meaning "jowter."


    Season: available year-round

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 can (10.7 oz)
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 218
    Calories from Fat 56 (25%)
    Total Fat 6.2g 9%
    Saturated Fat 2.9g 14%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 18mg 6%
    Sodium 1563mg 65%
    Potassium 669mg 19%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.3g 10%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
    Sugars 2.1g
    Protein 9.6g 19%

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