Chesapeake Clam Chowder

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

From Virginia Hospitality Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water and add potatoes and onion.
  2. Cook until tender.
  3. Add bacon drippings, salt and sugar and pepper.
  4. Cut up clams and add.
  5. Cook 10 minutes.
  6. Slowly pour in milk and stir until soup begins to thicken.


Most Helpful

This has terrific flavor with a nice hint of sweetness. It's super easy to prepare, too. The only thing was that I think 1 1/2 quarts of water was too much. It made it to "watery." I would certainly make this again, but only use 1 quart of water (or maybe just double the potatoes and clams). Everything is else is terrific just as written! Thanx for a great new clam chowder!

*Parsley* November 14, 2007

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