Roasted Corn Chowder

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Oh my goodness…this is amazing!  Even if you aren’t certain that you’ve ever craved corn chowder, you need to try this recipe.  It’ll change your way of thinking; I promise!

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As every great recipe should include, in my opinion…6-8 slices of bacon…

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chopped…

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and fried to crispy perfection in a stockpot.  Reserve that bacon fat in the pan!

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You’ll also need 1 onion…

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diced…

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And sautéed in the bacon grease.  Drain grease and don’t forget to reserve in a jar and store in your refrigerator for the next time you want to scramble eggs or sauté vegetables!

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Next take 4 medium white potatoes…

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and peel and dice them…

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then add the potatoes and 1 cup water to the stockpot.  Cook 10 minutes.

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Add a 16 ounce bag of frozen roasted corn…

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2 teaspoons sugar…

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1/4 cup (or 1/2 stick) of butter…

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2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt and about 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper…

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and lastly, 3 cups of 1/2 and 1/2.  Cook over low heat for about 30 minutes, or until potatoes are fork tender.

Serve in bowls with bacon “bits” over the top.  Such comfort food!

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Bon Appétit, Ma Chérie!

 

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