"Big Bill's VB Clam Chowder"

Bill Wentz


A wonderful blend of potatoes, BACON..yes bacon, onion, Clams and cream....MMMMMMMMMMM Good!!!!


★★★★★ 4 votes

20 Min
30 Min


  • 6
    strips of bacon (fried)
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 3 c
    diced white potato
  • 1 bottle
    clam juice (shaken well)
  • 2 can(s)
    chopped clams (in this soup they are as good as fresh) and so convenient
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make "Big Bill's VB Clam Chowder"


  1. cook bacon and remove from pan, add onion and cook 3 minutes, add potatoes, clam juice, salt & pepper and simmer for 15 minutes. Add 2 cans of chopped clams with juice stir well, whisk flour into the milk and half & half and pour slowly into the clam mixture, add chopped bacon stir and simmer for 3 minutes. remove from heat stir well, ladle into bowls top with fresh black pepper and a dash of sea salt and ENJOY !!! Simply delicious, and your friends will think you slaved in the kitchen all day shucking and chopping clams....."secrets in the kitchen are...Good Secrets"

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About "Big Bill's VB Clam Chowder"

Course/Dish: Chowders

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