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Thursday, February 14, 2013
Bratten's Clam chowder
1c. finely chopped onion
1c finely chopped celery
2c potatoes diced
16 oz cans minced, juice from clams
3/4 c butter
3/4 c flour
1qt half and half (or milk if you want)
dash of pepper
1/2 t sugar or honey
2T red wine vinegar, optional
drain juice from clams and pour over
vegetables in a very small sauce pan.
Reserve clams for later. Add enough
water to barely cover and simmer,
covered over medium heat until barely
tender. in the meantime, make a roux
by melting butter and adding flour, blend.
cook stirring constantly. Add cream and
stir with a whip till smooth and thick.
This is important. Add undrained vegetables
and reserved clams, heat through.
Season with salt, sugar and pepper. 8-10 servings
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