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Favorite Corn Chowder

Favorite Corn Chowder Recipe - Hearty and packed with flavor. It is thick and rich and made with fresh summer corn. A family favorite!! 
Course Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh corn, cut from the cob, or frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups potatoes, cubed
  • 2 3/4 cups hot water
  • 2 cups light ccream
  • 2 cups half and half
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp sugar ( optional) you may not need this if your using fresh corn
  • 9 slices bacon

Instructions

  • In a large pot cook onions and celery in butter until soft. Add flour to veggies and stir around a few minutes. Add water and let cook for a minute or so. Add potatoes, corn, salt and pepper. 
    Cover and simmer until potatoes are soft, about 30 minutes or so.
     Add light cream half and half.
    Heat until it starts thickening up. Continue stirring. At this point taste to see if you would want to add sugar and sat and pepper.