Spice Islands New England Clam Chowder

Spice Islands New England Clam Chowder Recipe

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Elaine Douglas


Original recipe is from a Spice Islands cookbook from the 1960's. I have made it many times.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

6 - 8
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 slice
  • 2 c
    diced potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp
    minced onions
  • 2 tsp
    bon appetite
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 4 c
  • 1 can(s)
    7 1/2 oz. minced clams
  • 4 Tbsp

How to Make Spice Islands New England Clam Chowder


  1. Cut bacon into 1/2 inch (1 cm) pieces. Fry until crisp.
    Add potatoes, onion, Bon Appetite, pepper, salt and water.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in milk; heat but do not allow to boil.
  3. Add clams including liquid. Make a thin, smooth paste by mixing flour with the same amount of water. Then stir in chowder; continue cooking over low heat until thickened. Remember, do not let it boil.

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About Spice Islands New England Clam Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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