clam chowder

For generations, my family has made clam chowder and I continue the tradition.  I recall my pleasure of crumbling saltine crackers atop the bowl of mom’s homemade clam chowder; not to thicken it up but, simply put, it was a tradition in my parents home.  The maritime autumn weather can be lovely and sunny but…

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Clam Chowder

According to The Oxford Companion To Food, the term chowder (derived from the French word for chaudière) first showed up in the 1730s by French settlers who brought their iron cooking pots with them when they settled in the Maritime Provinces of Canada.  It was here they found the Mi’kmaq Indians and their appetite for native…

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