National Clam Chowder Day!

Yesterday was National Clam Chowder Day. . .

Happy National Clam Chowder Day ! !

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The History:
Origination: The origins of clam chowder is believe to be first developed by French settlers who came to northeastern region of  the U.S. in the 17th century, who were looking for a way to use up an abundant amount of clams that were from local waters. They found a tasty way to use them up by making soups and stews with the clams.

More Recent History: The first recipe for the recipe of Manhattan Clam Chowder was published in a cookbook in 1934, Soups and Sauces by Virginia Elliott and Robert Jones. There are several different histories for clam chowder, and very delicious backgrounds.

Clam Chowder is. . .  Clam Chowder consists of a mix of clams, potatoes, salt pork, and onions. Cream or tomatoes may be added for different variations.

Celebrated: Every February 25th each year!

A Few Facts:
I am sharing a few facts, and more, some trivia, some not trivial. . .

Recipe Names of Clam Chowder:

  • Manhattan clam chowder (red)
  • New England clam chowder (white)
  • Rhode Island clam chowder
  • Milky Maine Clam Chowder
  • Portuguese Clam Chowder
  • Connecticut Clam Chowder
  • Long Island Clam Chowder
  • Classic New England whitefish chowder
  • Portuguese Fish Chowder
  • Bluefish Chowder with Cherry Tomatoes
  • Lobster Corn Chowder
  • Crab Cheddar Bacon Corn Chowder
  • Scallop Chowder
  • More. . .

The Present:
People all over the world, including the U.S. are enjoying their clam chowder, every day!

The Future:
Let’s give thanks and enjoy clam chowder this great year and in the years to come. . .

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National Clam Chowder Day

One thought on “National Clam Chowder Day! – 2023

  1. I never cared for the Manhattan Clam Chowder, I feel the tomato sauce takes away from the clam flavor. I love the New England Clam Chowder!

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