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       Title: NORTH WOOD CLAM CHOWDER
  Categories: Seafood, Soups
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       6 md Potatoes,peeled and cut into
            -1/2 cubes
       6 c  Chicken stock (You can use
            -canned chicken broth.)
       2    6 1/2 oz cans minced
            -clams,drained - save liquid
       1 tb Lemon juice
   1 1/2 md Onion,diced
       1    6 oz pkg. fresh
            -mushrooms,sliced in three
            -pieces lengthwise
   4 1/2 tb Butter
     1/3 c  Flour
       3    Bay leaves
   1 1/2 c  Whipping cream
   2 1/2 c  Cooked wild rice
     1/2 ts Pepper
  
   Salt to taste Golden sherry
   
   Saute onions and mushrooms in butter until onions are clear. Put
   potatoes,broth,clam liquid and lemon juice in a 6 qt. soup pot.Boil 20
   minutes.Add flour to onions and mushrooms,stir until smooth. Add onion
   mixture to soup pot.Toss in bay leaves and pepper, add salt to
   taste,cook for 10 minutes.Stir often.Add clams,cream and wild
   rice.Heat - stirring constantly.Just before serving add sherry to
   taste.
  
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