Oscar Award Winning Clam Chowder!
Looking for a fun food to share while watching the Red Carpet on February 24, 2013?
85th Academy Awards, airing LIVE Oscar Sunday Feb 24 7e|4p on ABC.
Want to have the official Oscar App to follow the buzz!
The official Oscars® app for 2013
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- Access info on nominees, movie trailers, exclusive videos, and photos
- Watch hosted specials on fashion and nominated films and actors
- Cast and share your virtual ballot with My Picks
Check out the 2013 Oscar nominees here!
Follow the fun on Google with all kinds of creative links.
Now… let’s make the food plans!
6-8 slices of bacon (chopped)
1 pound salt park or pork chops
4-5 carrots (chopped)
4-5 celery (chopped)
large onion (chopped)
6-8 potatoes (peeled/chopped)
2 boxes chicken broth or 2 quarts boiling milk
4 tablespoons flour
2 TBS butter
1 quart half & half
4 cans chopped clams 7 oz size with juice or 2-3 pounds fresh clams steamed and chopped
Garlic salt & pepper to taste 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper
2 bay leaves
Cook bacon until crisp and remove from pot leaving grease, chop finely. Add finely chopped pork and fry till crispy. Par cook the potatoes, onions, carrots, celery in microwave or add the 2 boxes of chicken broth (or the 2 quarts of milk) and simmer till tender. Melt the 2 TBS butter and add the 4 TBS flour then start adding the in the half and half and seasoning simmer half an hour to hour. Add clams and juice in plus the vegetables heat until hot. When serving crumble bacon on top of the bowls. Chop all the veggies pretty small. Try adding a little “Ol Bay seasoning” if you like that flavor.
Make this soup the main part of the meal and serve with muffins or corn bread, a salad, and dessert. Makes 8-10 servings.
Enjoy the Oscars! Vote for your favorites on the app links… tweet, post and enjoy the drama of the red carpet!
Have some Oscar Award Winning Clam Chowder!