One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A thick chowder made with clams, onions, potatoes, salt pork, and milk or cream.
- ‘Someone offers him a bowl of New England clam chowder but he declines.’
- ‘‘We take classic dishes like New England clam chowder and give a recipe for a traditional, contemporary, and next day version,’ Burke explains.’
- ‘Amy and I after that headed for a chowder house where we sat outside and ate hot New England clam chowder and nice warm clam cakes.’
- ‘We make a New England clam chowder that is not that gloppy, thick, potato-infested thing we're all used to.’
- ‘Mary's New England clam chowder packs a rich punch, since the onions and potatoes are rendered in bacon fat.’
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