Lightened N.E. clam chowder. 12/2/21 Day 56 GBTG

For about 12 years of my adult life I lived in New England. Chowder is a big thing there. We used to occasionally go to Durgin Park in Boston where a bowl of clam chowder and a dessert of Indian Pudding with vanilla ice cream were transcendent.

Lightened New England clan chowder

With the exception of cleaning and cutting up the leeks, the rest of making this soup is pretty simple. No doubt I have posted this recipe on my blog several times. Onions, celery, potatoes, leeks, chop, chop, chop. Sauté until limp. Add clam juice and liquid from canned clams and simmer until potatoes are tender. Deglaze with white wine. Add minimal cream and chopped canned clams. Stir and serve with toasted crouton.

I have to admit I went a little overboard tonight. A cup of wine in the soup meant the bottle still contained a couple of glasses up for grabs,. Also I ate way too many slices of baguette. Mea culpa, I am only human.

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1 Response to Lightened N.E. clam chowder. 12/2/21 Day 56 GBTG

  1. Pingback: Lightened N.E. clam chowder. 12/2/21 Day 56 GBTG — Omnivore | My Meals are on Wheels

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