Barbara bush's all-american clam chowder

Yield: 3 Servings

Measure Ingredient
7 ounces Clams, canned with liquid, * see note
3 slices Bacon
½ cup Onion, minced
1 cup Potatoes, cubed
1 can Cream of celery soup
1½ cup Milk
1 dash Black pepper

* Save the clam liquor.

Cook bacon in frying pan until crisp. Remove, drain and break into 1" pieces. Brown onion in bacon fat. Add clam liquor and potatoes. Cover. Cook over low heat until potatoes are done (about 15 minutes). Blend in bacon pieces, minced clams, and other ingredients. Heat, but don't boil. Bacon may be used for garnish. Serves 4.

Recipe by: Barbara Bush Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by Sherry Zeiss <zeiss@...> on Jul 11, 1997

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