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                           Cape Cod Clam Chowder
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  Lb.           bacon -- finely diced
    2                    medium-sized onions -- finely chopped
    3      C.            diced potatoes
    2      Tsp.          salt
      1/2  Tsp.          oregano
      1/4  Tsp.          basil
    2      C.            boiling water
   24                    chowder clams (grind liquor and all
                         through medium
                         blade of food grinder)
 
 Saute bacon and onions in large kettle until onions are
 tender and golden. Pour off fat. To the kettle, add potatoes,
 salt, oregano, basil and water; let simmer until potatoes are
 tender, about 15 minutes. Add the clams. This is the base;
 make 1 quart. Next day, add to base 1 quart milk, 2 table- 
 spoons butter, salt and freshly ground pepper to taste; heat.
 
 
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