Open clams, remove and wash meat. Chop meat on cutting board. Pour bacon drippings into a large, dutch oven pot. Add pepper, onion, and celery. Saute at medium temperaturrre for 5 minutes. Mix flour in one cup of warm water. Stir until mixture is smooth and free of any lumps. Pour slowly into pot, stirring constantly. Keep stireeing mixture until it blends smoothly. Add remaining water. Cook and stir until desired thickness is reached. Add all seasoning. Cover and bring to a boi. Add clams and cook for 5-10 minutes. Keep stirring to prevent sticking or burning. Ad Kitchen Bouquet to obtain browning coloring. Taste. You may have to add more water and additional seasoning as desired. Serv over grits or rice (and definitely with biscuits!).