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This clam chowder recipe from C&S Chowder House will have you feeling warm all fall

There are few things cozier than a bowl of creamy hot soup, and New England clam chowder is one of the coziest.

Jon Schwenk, chef and owner of C&S Chowder House in Roswell (as well as C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar on Cobb Parkway in Atlanta and Hugo's Oyster Bar in Roswell) shared his recipe for the ultimate fall dish -- watch the video and scroll down to find out how to make the East Coast favorite yourself.



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1/2lb butter unsalted

½ cup AP flour

1 cup bacon small dice

1 cup onion small dice

1 1/2cups celery small dice

1 tbsp minced garlic

2 cups chopped clams

64ozs or 2qts clam juice

2 cups heavy cream

1 cup half & half

2 cups med dice Idaho potato peeled

2 bay leaves

½ cup chopped parsley

¼ cup chopped fresh thyme

Few dashes tabasco

Salt & Black pepper to taste



Render bacon in medium size stock or soup pot until crispy, add celery, onion, garlic and butter and cook for another 4-5 mins.

Add flour and cook for another 2-3 mins,

Add remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer, simmer lightly for about 15-20 mins until potatoes are tender.

Adjust seasoning

Serves 8-12


C&S Chowder House,

12040 Etris Road Suite 150 ,Roswell. 470-321-5077,



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