Korn Chowdah

Korn Chowdah Recipe

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Pamela Hodenberg


This chowder (chowdah in New England) is a lasting favorite. Makes a long winter day a little more bearable.


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  • 1 qt
    whole milk
  • 1 qt
    half n' half
  • 3 can(s)
    evaporated milk
  • 1 large
  • 1 lb
  • 1 lb
    salt pork
  • 3 can(s)
    creamed corn
  • 2 can(s)
    whole corn
  • 1 pkg
    frozen corn
  • 3
    ears fresh corn if available
  • 2 lb

How to Make Korn Chowdah


  1. Place all the milks in large stock pot, to this add all of your corn. If you are using fresh corn cut the kernels off and add to the milks. Use the liquid from one can of the whole corn. Warm slowly on low heat. Stir occassionally.
  2. Peel and dice potatoes, cook until tender.
  3. Peel and dice the onion,set aside.
  4. Slice and dice the bacon and salt pork into small pieces. Fry until desired doneness stirring constantly, remove the meats with a slotted spoon, reserving the fat. Add to milk and corn.
  5. Fry the onion in the bacon fat until transulent add to the corn and milk.
  6. Drain the potatoes, reserving 1 cup liquid to add to stock pot.Add the cooked potatoes and liquid to your now nearly full pot.
  7. Now you have made Korn Chowdah. All the ingreidents are in the pot, milks, corns, bacon, salt pork, onions, potatoes. Set this on the back of the stove on low, stirring occassionaly so as not to scorch the milk. Add fresh cracked black pepper, to individual servings. Top with oyster crackers if desired.

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About Korn Chowdah

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Hashtag: #corn

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