Incredible Clam Chowder

This is one of the best recipes for Clam Chowder out there. If you're the type that likes spicy foods then add a bit more tabasco before serving. 

Clam Chowder

1/2 cup butter

1/2 onion, diced

2 stalks celery, diced

1/2 cup flour            

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon minced garlic

8 (6 1/2-ounce) cans clams, with juice

2 cups cooked diced potatoes

1 quart half-and-half

3 slices bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

3 dashes Tabasco

 

1.             Melt butter. Add onions, garlic, thyme and celery. Sauté until onions are translucent. Add flour; cook, stirring, 5 minutes.

2.             Add clams and their juice. Cook over medium-low heat 20 to 30 minutes. Do not boil.

3.             Add potatoes and half-and-half. Heat to 170 degrees. Do not boil.

Add bacon, salt, pepper and Tabasco. Makes 2 quarts.

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