Clam Chowder

Recipe by shellyrph
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook the bacon until it starts to brown about 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain.
  • Add butter to bacon drippings. When it melts, add celery, onion, thyme, and bay leaf and saute until the onion is translucent - about 2 minutes.
  • Add potatoes and stir well.
  • Add the reserved clam liquor and 2 cups water and bring to a boil Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer about 15 minutes.
  • Add the milk and cream and stir.
  • Add clam meat, heat through, and season with salt and pepper (I added the bacon here also.).
  • Remove bay leave -- and serve -- Yummy.
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