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Summer corn chowder is served hot, but irresistible because of the fresh corn.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July/August 1997


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Cook's Notes

Small new potatoes can be substituted for the fingerling potatoes in this recipe.

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  • Lobow
    14 JUL, 2013
    Amazing recipe!! I added a cup more each of stock and cream and added 2 pounds of jumbo lump crab meat. Never too much crab...I'm from Maryland. I also added cornstarch because I wanted a thicker chowder. It was amazing!
  • jmulvey05
    15 AUG, 2012
    Delicious recipe! I used white sweet potatoes since that's what I had on hand. Worked well playing with the sweetness of the corn. I added a tablespoon of corn starch to the half and half before adding. It just gave a slight creamier texture. Love the green chiles and bacon!
  • SDMurphy
    13 SEP, 2010
    I used four slices of bacon and it did make four teaspoons. I really liked this fresh tasting chowder with fresh corn. The potatoes took a little longer to cook than the recipe states. Garnish with some chives for a little punch.
  • redwine48
    14 AUG, 2010
    I forgot to add 1/2 tsp kosher salt and pepper to taste. You can also add peeled and deveined shrimp with the corn and bacon cook until the shrimp turn pink, about 5-7 mins. This is a delicious meal, just add a small green salad and some crusty bread. ENJOY1
  • redwine48
    14 AUG, 2010
    .For even more flavor I take the corn cobs and put them in the pot with the sauted onions and celery and the thyme sprigs add the chicken broth. Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes. Remove corn cobs and thyme sprigs add potatoes cook for 12-15 then add corn, bacon and half and half. Heat to low boil and cook for5 min. This is some of the best chowder ever.
  • pitbullmama
    20 AUG, 2008
    I like to add a little bit of sherry to my corn chowder recipes. It smoothes the flavor out and tastes delicious.
  • MS10779880
    16 AUG, 2008
    seriously Carey, if you can't comment, then don't. People are on here to see what other people thought, not their snide comments.
  • careysmoot
    14 AUG, 2008
    Try it and see.
  • emily912
    14 AUG, 2008
    Are 4 teaspoons of bacons really going to render 2 tablespoons of bacon fat?

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