Clam chowder recipe

New England Clam Chowder

Yet another favorite of the Bellomo from Mom’s cookbooks.

New England Clam Chowder – Makes 8 servings


  • 2 bacon slices, diced
  • 1/2 C. chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1 C. cubed, pared potato (1 medium)
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 cans (7½ oz. size) minced clams
  • 2 C. milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 8 soda crackers, crushed  
  1. In medium kettle, sauté bacon until almost crisp.
  2. Add onion; cook until tender – about 5 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes, salt, pepper, and 1½ C. water; cook 10 minutes.
  4. Add clams and liquid, milk, and butter; cook 3 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle in crackers; heat through – do not boil. Serve hot.

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Jeffrey R. Bellomo, Esquire is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation under authorization of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. As the owner of Bellomo & Associates, LLC he advises families about the legal challenges facing them today. He counsels clients and provides solutions on: Asset Protection, Special Needs Trusts, Wills, Trust Design, Guardianships, Medicaid and Estate Planning & Administration. His mission is to provide professional caring service to all his clients.

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