Clam Chowder Two Ways
The secrets to incredible clam chowder are tender seafood and silky broth; the rest is a matter of preference. Whether you keep it classic New-England-style with cream, or go to Manhattan by swapping in tomatoes and oregano, our sterling technique will net you summertime in a spoon.
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Manhattan Clam Chowder:
In step 1, reduce the water to 1 cup (this should yield about 2 cups broth). In step 2, add 1 chopped celery stalk with the onion, replace the thyme with oregano, eliminate the flour, and add a puréed 14-ounce can of whole peeled tomatoes in juice with the clam broth.