dont know about the bread, but i have a great clam chowder recipie. here it is:
1 pint shucked clams or 2 6 1/2-ounce cans minced clams
1 cup chopped celery (2 stalks)
1/4 cup chopped carrot (1 small)
1/3 cup chopped onion (1 small)
2 tablespoons olive oil or cooking oil
1 8-ounce bottle clam juice or 1 cup chicken broth
2 cups cubed, unpeeled red potatoes
1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 141/2-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons cooked bacon pieces or cooked crumbled bacon* (optional)
1. chop clams keeping the juice, strain the clam juice to remove bits of shells, if you want to have clam juice equal to 1 1/2 cups add water.
2. in a large saucepan, cook celery, carrot, and onion in hot oil untill tender. stir in the clam juice, potatoes, black pepper, thyme, and red pepper. bring temperature to a boil, reduce heat, simmer covered for 10 minutes. stir in the clams, bacon, and tomatoes, return to a boil, reduce heat. cook for 1-2 minutes or more or until heated through.
note: if using bacon, cook 2 slices, reserve 2 tablespoons of its dripping, omit oil and cook the vegetables in the bacon drippings.
time: 40 minutes, start to finish
makes 4 servings
happy cooking!!!! :)
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