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New England Clam Chowder

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It's starting to cool down where I live. It's fall. That means it's comfort food season. One of my favorite comfort foods is clam chowder.


 Dear hubby Justin is off hunting. My folks came up to help with the kids while he's away. I made this for dinner since they are very fond of chowder. The kids are still in their weird food phases, so they wouldn't touch it. Silly kids! I wonder how long it will be until they figure out what they've been missing.

Ingredients
1 white onion, minced
4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 tablespoon butter
4 large potatoes, peeled and diced
2 cans clams in juice, (1 can chopped, 1 can minced)
1/8 teaspoon ground thyme
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
2 cups milk
1 cup heavy cream
2 Tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon minced parsley

Method
1 Saute butter and onion until onion has softened. Add the bacon, potatoes, and juice from the canned clams to the pot. Save the clams …