National Clam Chowder Day, Feb. 25

February 18, 2016

Red’s Cape Cod Clam Chowder

Recipe yields: 1 gallon of chowder (between eight and 12 portions)



1 pound fresh chopped littleneck clams 2 cups clam juice 1 cup Chablis wine 1 bunch celery diced small 1 large celery root diced small 1 large Vidalia onion diced small 5 cloves garlic sliced thin 4 large Maine potatoes diced ¼” by ¼” 1 pound Portuguese chorizo diced small ½ 3 apple smoked bacon diced small 1 bunch fresh thyme 4 fresh laurel leaves (bay leaves not dry) Kosher salt to taste Fresh ground black pepper to taste ½ cup all-purpose…