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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 recipe is just as easy to make and just as flavorful! In fact, I […]

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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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Rhode Island Clam Chowder (Gluten and Dairy-Free)

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If you’re looking for a great dairy-free clam chowder recipe, look no further. As opposed to most dairy-free clam chowder recipes, this recipe is a REAL New England-style clam chowder. It’s also a gluten-free clam chowder. It’s called a Rhode Island clam chowder and it’s one of the six types of clam chowder you’ll find […]

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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 Boston fish chowder recipe 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 the more popular […]

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Portuguese New England Clam Boil Recipe

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You’ve probably heard of a clambake, New England’s great communal summertime feast of fresh shellfish, corn on the cob, potatoes, and onions. Though lesser known, a New England clam boil is almost identical to a clambake. However, a Portuguese New England clam boil puts a little twist on things, and, in my opinion, elevates a […]

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