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Old 02-06-2023, 01:08 PM   #1
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A simple recipe I came up with yesterday. I live nowhere near a source of fresh seafood, so canned has to do for me. This recipe is simple and fast to make. Chopping the veggies is the most time consuming task. I will be revisiting this using smoked salmon instead of, or with clams in the future.

(I used to get a smoked salmon chowder at Fisherman's Terminal near Seattle at a little walk up stand when I had my boat there. It was so good!)

Clam Chowder

4-6 strips bacon
2-3 cans chopped clams
1 8oz bottle clam juice
1 leek stalk - chopped
1/2 onion - chopped
4-6 celery stalks - chopped thin
4 cups diced red potatoes
1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
1/2 tsp ground thyme
1 tsp salt
3 cups water
1 tablespoon Better Than Bouillon flavor
1 pint heavy cream
1 pint half-and-half

In a large sauce pan or Dutch oven, cook bacon to crispy. Remove from pan then chop. Leave oil in pan and add leek, celery, onion and chopped bacon to the oil. Turn heat up to medium, cook until veggies are soft and onions are clear.

Add water and Better Than Bouillon. You can substitute 3 cups of chicken broth. Add clam juice and clams with the juice in the cans.

Bring to a boil, add Old Bay, thyme and salt. Stir, then add potatoes. Allow to boil until potatoes are soft.

Stir in cream and half-and-half, turn heat down to simmer. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.
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I make Clam Chowder pretty much as you do. My lazy as used canned diced new potatoes.

Smoked salmon blended into a cream sauce was something I use to make when I scored marked down Lox at the store. It was good as a soup or sauce over pasta.
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Sanders I love to cook and that sounds so dang good. But? Like my love for Chinese food I live out in nowhere and have a pain getting ingredient's.
If I order them on the talking machine here they kind of sit till next time.
When I go to Deland a few miles from here I order Chinese and be done with it. Same with seafood dishes.
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