Tag Archives: clams

Clam Chowder. 5/21/21

The hardest part to making this clam chowder is cleaning and cutting the leek. Leeks are notorious for trapping dirt between their leaves. I cut off the dark green parts first and then cut the leek into quarters lengthwise leaving … Continue reading

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New England Clam Chowder. 3/12/21

Last real cooking day of the week since Saturday is LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) and Sunday is BFD (Breakfast For Dinner.) I have gone off menu with this selection since I had to rejigger my plan earlier in the week. … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder 2/2/21

Rhode Island clam chowder is similar to New England clam chowder but is brothier. I used only 2 tablespoons of cream in a fairly large pot of soup. You may be thinking that this is the poor relation of its … Continue reading

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Delicious soup from your pantry. 12/29/20

I have talked about this clam chowder before, how it is low in calories, quick and easy to make, and delicious. But did you realize that you can make it from pantry and staple refrigerator items? Here is the recipe. … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder. 9/9/20

Usually when you think of New England clam chowder it is a creamy, thick broth with celery, clams, and potatoes. There is a lot of cream and butter in the recipe. Rhode Island clam chowder is a much lighter version, … Continue reading

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Clam chowder with crouton. 7/6/20

A while ago I came across a recipe by the chef, Gabriel Hamilton, for a clam chowder that you serve over toast. It was way more complicated and full of fat than anything I normally make but the idea appealed … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 8/18/19

Wow, did this come out well! In fact it is so good that our daughter ate it for breakfast this morning. Granted this is not exactly summer fare but it has been pleasant here for a few days so I … Continue reading

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Clam chowder on toast. 6/20/19

John and I tried this new recipe for clam chowder on toast by chef Gabrielle Hamilton and, boy, was it good! The recipe was sort of long and complicated so we used some convenience products and also lightened it up … Continue reading

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Grit and Grail in Rome. 3/10/18

Ordered a fav of mine for lunch, spaghetti alla vongole (clams) which unfortunately had gritty clams and stuck together pasta. C’mon, Rome, you can do better! First step in my search for the Holy Grail of pizza – crust is … Continue reading

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