I am gearing up to make a corn chowder for company and the weekend. I use a large (~2 galloon) stock pot. Don't use a recipe. Start by cooking about 1/2 to 3/4 pound of chopped bacon. Add chopped onions, shredded carrots (or sweet potatoes), minced garlic, diced celery, lotsa celery, some green pepper. When the veggies soften, add chicken broth. Then I add canned potatoes but you can use diced fresh potatoes. Finally I add a quart bag of frozen sweet corn. Add milk at the end. Also salt and pepper, I look at my herbs and spices and add what looks like fun. Seems like I'm missing an ingredient, but generally this is what i do.
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