How to make it

  • Place potatoes in large pot & cover with water
  • Add 1 tsp salt
  • Lay carrots on top of potatoes
  • Boil until potatoes & carrots are fork tender
  • While the potatoes & carrots are cooking, melt 1/4 cup butter in a skillet
  • Add the diced onions & celery to the skillet & saute until soft - set aside
  • When the potatoes & carrots are tender, remove from heat
  • Remove carrots to a separate plate & set aside
  • Drain potatoes, reserving the water
  • Return potatoes to the pot.
  • Push 1/2 of the potaoes to one side of the pot & mash coursely
  • Run a sharp knife through the other 1/2, cutting into small whole pieces
  • Add the sauted onions & celery to the pot, including the butter they were sauted in
  • Add both milks, clams & the juice, shrimp & reserved potato water
  • Cut the carrots slices into small pieces & add to pot
  • Mix all together & return to stove on medium heat
  • Heat until just before boiling, stirring occasionally
  • Season with salt & pepper to your taste
  • Mix flour & water together to make a thin paste & stir into soup to thicken
  • Thicken to your preference
  • .
  • NOTE:- Many types of fish can be used to vary this dish. Crab, pieces of cut up fish fillets etc. Or just add more types to the recipe above & call it a Seafood Chowder. I do quite often. Just depends what I have on hand at the time.

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  • binky67 9 years ago
    Sounds great!! 5 all the way!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    All chowders are my friends! YUM!
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Terrific! high 5
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    YUMMY 55555, Brianna..(pretty too)!
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