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How to Make a Mussel Chowder with Fennel

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Have you ever seen a mussel chowder on a restaurant menu? I sure haven’t. Chefs have to make things that sell so I’m guessing the overwhelming popularity of New England clam chowder keeps mussel chowder off menus. But a mussel chowder is just as easy to make and just as flavorful! In fact, I think […]

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How to Make a Lobster Corn Chowder

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Who doesn’t love lobster? I don’t know anyone. If I did, I would immediately de-friend that person. Seriously, don’t trust anyone who doesn’t like lobster. Something is clearly wrong with them. Now, if by some chance you do know some lobster-hating weirdo, see if you can get them to try a lobster corn chowder. If […]

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How to Make a Lobster Broth

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A good lobster broth is such a beautiful thing. Light and slightly sweet with hints of anise, thyme, white wine and the sea, it’s the perfect base for dishes like lobster corn chowder, lobster bisque and lobster risotto. You can also substitute it in dishes that use fish broth or clam broth such as a […]

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Rhode Island Clam Chowder (Dairy-Free)

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Have you ever heard of a Rhode Island clam chowder? Unless you live in Rhode Island (and the chances of that are about as small as Rhode Island), I’m going to say probably not. After making it this past weekend, I have to say that Rhode Island clam chowder is a pretty spectacularicious (yes, spectacularicious) […]

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How to Make Boston Fish Chowder

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Did you know that Boston fish chowder was the predecessor of New England clam chowder? The first recipe for a Boston fish chowder was printed in the Boston Evening Post in 1751 while the first recipe for a clam chowder was printed in 1832 (source). By the second half of the 19th century clams became […]

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My Favorite Winter Holiday Soup Recipe

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Looking for a good holiday soup recipe? I have a great one for you today. It’s more of a “between Christmas and New Year’s” holiday soup recipe but it definitely fulfills my four criteria for any winter holiday soup recipe – rich, creamy, nourishing and absolutely delicious. This recipe comes from my book, Fearless Broths […]

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Italian Meatball Soup Recipe (Grain-Free)

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Oh how I love to hear my parents talk about the big traditional Sunday family dinners when they were growing up in the 1940s and 1950s.  Their grandmothers, immigrants from Italy, would cook a huge Italian feast for dozens of cousins, aunts and uncles.   Homemade pasta, tomato sauce, a variety of meats, antipasto, soups, […]

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